Ficus carica

COMMON NAME

Common Fig

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Moraceae

NOTES

An important crop in those areas where it is grown commercially, it has been sought out and cultivated since ancient times and is now widely grown throughout the world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental plant.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Mediterranean and western Asia

NATIVE HABITAT

Dry and sunny locations with relatively porous and freely draining soil, and can grow in nutritionally poor soil

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Ficus carica