Ficus Tettensis: A Comprehensive Guide

Ficus tettensis is a fig species that is indigenous to Africa. It is a small tree or shrub that typically grows 10-20 feet tall and has a dense, rounded crown. The leaves are green and leathery, and the fruit is an edible fig. Ficus tettensis is an important food crop in Africa and has many potential uses in the horticultural industry. In this comprehensive guide, we will discuss all you need to know about Ficus tettensis!

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Plant Specifics

Origins: Africa

Height: Can grow up to 20 feet tall

Width: Can spread up to 15 feet wide

Flowers: White, borne in clusters

Fruit: Edible figs, ripen from green to yellow or purple

Hardiness Zones: 11-12

Soil Type: Prefers well-drained loamy soils, but is adaptable to a range of soil types

Water Needs: Medium; water regularly during the growing season

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade