A picture of a Fig 'Deanna'

Fig 'Deanna'

Ficus carica 'Deanna'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

7m

2m

Min

5m

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Figs are ripe when the skin changes colour and the fruit becomes less firm. The fruit bruises easily so pick before they are fully ripe. And use with-in a day or two, they have a short storage life!

Fig 'Deanna' Overview

The fig is a small deciduous tree with large leathery leaves. Deanna produces large flat fruit with yellow skin and pale yellow flesh. A good choice for the home garden.

Common problems with Fig 'Deanna'

Nematodes, rust, Virusses and Fig stem borer.

Fig 'Deanna' Companion Plants

Shade loving plants

How to propagate Fig 'Deanna'

Cuttings

Take long cuttings of 30-40cm and plant deep-about halfway to a third into well-draining potting mix.

Seed

Sowing time during Winter. Germination time about 1-3 months.

Special features of Fig 'Deanna'

Attracts birds

Birds love the delicious fruit.

Hedge plant

Tree train or espalier in interesting shapes to make a pretty hedge screen.

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Use a large pot!

Attractive leaves

Huge fragrant green leaves - often 3 or 5 lobbed.

Other uses of Fig 'Deanna'

Culinary

Medicinal

Figs are high in fibre and essential minerals like Calsium, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese and Vitamins.

Edible

Figs are used fresh, dried or preserved.