We are lucky enough to be doing a home swap in Australia this Christmas and spent the last couple of days in Sydney Botanic Garden. It's in a wonderful…
They are frost hardy to frost tender, min 5-18C. They prefer full light or partial shade with fertile, well- drained soil. You should water the potted specimens moderately, and very little when temperatures are low.
Propagate by seed in spring or by leaf-bud, stem-tip cuttings or by air layering in summer.
Figs have an obligate mutualism with Fig wasps. Only the Fig wasp can pollinate Figs and they can only reproduce in Fig flowers.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Red spider mites and scale insects could be a problem.