Common Fig, Edible Fig, Higo
Ficus carica 'Italian Honey'

Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ficus (FY-kus) (Info)
Species: carica (KAIR-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Italian Honey
Additional cultivar information:(aka Blanche, Lattarula)

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Shrubs

Trees

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

By budding

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dallas, Oregon

Sweetwater, Tennessee

Cibolo, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 9, 2012, figgyduff from Vancouver
Canada wrote:

The Italian Honey Fig grows well in Vancouver, BC Canada. Our three trees are ripening now for eating. Aug. 9, 2012.

Neutral

On Mar 30, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Yellow/greenish skinned delicious figs with amber flesh. A reliable variety in the NW able to ripen 2 crops a year in warm summer regions. Used fresh or dried.