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Ficus carica 'Digitata'
Ficus carica 'Digitata'
Ficus carica 'Digitata'
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Description

Information Only - A rare cultivar which has large, mid-green leaves that are deeply divided into long finger-like sections. Ficus carica 'Digitata' is exceptionally striking when grown as a foliage plant and has a highly ornamental appearance, particularly when trained against a wall or fence. In autumn the leaves turn a lovely, butter yellow before falling.

Looking for a plant with similar large leaves? Try Firmiana simplex

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - Sadly it is not currently available for sale. From time to time we do have one or two of these available as young plants and you are more than welcome to enquire with our office on (01530) 413700 for further information.


  • Position: Hot in full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained soil. Ficus carica 'Digitata' will tolerate dry soils and is drought resistant.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. A very cold, prolonged winter may cause die back on some shoots, but it will recover well in the following year.
  • Flowering Period: June - September.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Eventually a small branching tree.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
  • Notes: Unlike the Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey', this cultivar does not produce edible figs.

 


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