Fig Plants Ficus Carica for Sale
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How to grow Fig plants
Ficus soil requirements and planting instructions
Mix together organic compost or manure mixed into native soil at a 50% ratio.
Ficus does well in pots, beds or gardens. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth. Once established fig trees will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.5.
When figs are planted together in beds the cross pollination will increase yield.
When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright direct sunlight. Plants will produce small fragrant flowers.
If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Figs are very drought tolerant. The fig has been cultivated since as early as 5,000 BC.
This mild feeder likes fertilizer during the warmer months. 10-10-10. Additionally, for most cultivators pests and disease are few and far between but in weak plants fig rust, Cerotelium fici and Botrytis cinerea have been noticed. Additionally, ficus reproduce through suckers, cuttings and seeds.
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