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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 40 feet to 50 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 1/4 to 1/2 inch short stalked fig, turning from yellow to maroon-purple when ripe.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Not suitable for containers

It is said that the Portuguese name for this tree, 'Os Barbados',

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