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…
You should grow in organically rich soil and regularly feed and water to ensure a tasty harvest of the summer fruits.
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 mite and scale insects may be a nuisance.