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Ficus carica 'Marseille'

Categories:
Edible Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Introduced from France. It can be grown in container. It has a vigorous shoot growth rate. Very productive.

Height:
10-12 ft.
Foliage:
The green leaves are large and thick. It is usually three to five sinuses lobed.
Flower:
The flowers are unisexual and minute. Borne in leaf axils.
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Well drained soil but need ample moisture during fruiting.
Edibility:
The medium-sized, round to oblate fruit has greenish skin with rose colored flesh. It is small and sweet. Ripens in late July. Fair quality.
Width:
8-10 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2975

Ficus carica 'Marseille' Close up of fruit pulp
Photo by JPS68, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Ficus carica 'Marseille' First leaf in spring
Photo by Andrew Aliferis, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0