Ficus carica Black Genoa

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A fast growing, medium sized deciduous tree. Will produce an abundance of delicious dark red fleshed fruit with purple-green coloured skin in summer. 


Figs grow best in well draining soil in a warm and sunny position. They are and hardy and frost tolerant. Mulch well and keep the water up to them when fruiting.

Landscape Uses

Can be planted as a feature tree and when paired with other edibles are a staple of any meditteranean style garden. A delicious fig best eaten still warm off the tree in summer with soft cheeses or made into paste or jam.