Fig 'Little Ruby' (Ficus carica)
Ficus carica, known by most people as the common fig, is a plant native to the Middle East and Western Asia. It is in the mulberry family of plants, and thrives in Mediterranean like climates. Little Ruby Fig is a dwarf fig variety that abundantly produces sweet, strawberry-colored, medium-sized fruit. Due to it's small stature, the Little Ruby is more than just a gorgeous fruiting true, but also an excellent specimen for bonsai.
Deciduous Fruit Tree
Spring, Summer, Fall
The first crop (breba) of fig fruit will ripen in late May through June, followed by the main crop will come in September through November.
Fig trees grow up to 6-20 ft tall and wide, depending on variety. Growing fig trees in containers is quite easy, provided the roots have enough room to expand, and can also be pruned for bonsai or espalier. Fig trees go dormant and shed their leaves in the winter. This is an ideal time to prune.
Soil & Moisture:
Rich, moist, well-draining soil.
Full Sun, Part Shade
Fig trees also make really great houseplants indoors as long as they can get enough bright light.
Outdoors 6-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+.
Cold hardiness depends on variety.
Our Fig trees are grown from cutting or micro-propagation and are capable of fruiting within 1 or 2 years.
We carry several different varieties of figs, all with their own unique flavors and features. Shop our Fig Trees.