Italian Honey Fig

Italian Honey Fig

Regular price $16.00 Sale

Ficus carica "Lattarula"

The Italian Honey Fig blooms in the Spring and produces large Summer fruit. Potential for two crops a year in warmer Summer jurisdictions. The fruit is yellow-green with amber flesh and is great for jams, baking, and snacking. The Italian Honey can be a tree or a shrub and is easy to maintain at a preferred width. 

 Requires less than 300 chill hours.      

*Deer May Browse*

Photos courtesy of J C Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University. 
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruit Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 15' - 30'
Spread 15' - 30'
Shape Upright & Rounded
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Bronze/sheds leaves in Winter
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Insignificant
Fruits Yes
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Full sun to partial sun
Watering needs Average; well-drained
Hardy Zone 7 -10