University of Florida

Ficus carica

Common name(s): Fig, Common Fig, Fig Tree

Plant type: deciduous small tree
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: early Summer
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Time to rooting: 6-10 weeks
Comment: Allow cuttings to bleed overnight.

Propagation by Layering

Time of year to layer: no information
Wounding: no information