Edible Fig (Ficus carica 'St Rita') in the Figs Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Espalier
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: A lactifer, the milky sap (latex) can be a skin irritant. Also present in some unripened fruit.
Pollinators: Wasps
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mystery poison ivy, contact dermatitis rash by purpleinopp Oct 11, 2014 11:23 AM 24
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130

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