‘O’Rourke’ Dwarf Fig

‘O’Rourke’ Dwarf Fig

Ficus caria L. ‘O'Rourke'

Attractive foliage with tasty light brown fruit.

Bloom/Feature

Tasty light brown fruit in late summer

Plant Type

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9, 10

Zone Detail

Hardy to 0°F to 10°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Drought Tolerance, Dwarf, Easy Care, Edible, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year, Tolerates Clay Soil, Upright Habit, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Container, Low Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

8-10'H x 8-10'W

Pruning

Not needed but if desired, in winter

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants