Native to the Mediterranean region and southwest Asia, this species is also grown throughout the United States for its edible fruits. The tree has smooth gray bark and can grow up to 10 m tall. This fig was one of the first plants cultivated by humans and is one of the highest sources of calcium known in plants.
- Part sun to full sun, well-drained soil.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree growing 4.5-9.5 m tall, usually broader than tall.
- Bloom Time:
- Fig fruits/flowers grow in spring and autumn.
- Presence in US:
- AL CA DC FL GA KY LA MA MS NC NY PA SC TN TX VA