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PlantFiles: Common Fig, Edible Fig, Higo
Ficus carica 'LSU Purple'

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Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ficus (FY-kus) (Info)
Species: carica (KAIR-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: LSU Purple

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive nick89 On Oct 6, 2004, nick89 from Tallahassee, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

LSU Purple is a fairly recent introduction from Lousiana State University. It tends to be somewhat bushy. Produces plentiful purple figs in the fall that are some of the best I've ever tasted. Very easy to propagate!

Regional...

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

New Market, Alabama
Titusville, Florida
Denham Springs, Louisiana
Greenwell Springs, Louisiana
Florence, Mississippi
Wake Forest, North Carolina



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