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Fig, Letizia

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A family heirloom brought from Italy.

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A family heirloom, named after plantsman Steve Castorani's mother Letizia, whose parents brought the fig all the way from Italy. Since the 1930s, over many years, the plant has grown to a multi-stemmed tree, dense with beautiful, neatly lobed green leaves. An easy-to-grow ornamental bush, with large crops of fantastic brown fruits. Enjoy the summer harvest of luscious flavor from the old home country.
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Product properties

Zone

6-9

Sun

Full Sun

Height

8 feet

Spread

4 feet

Life Cycle

Perennial

Growth Habit

Bush

Food Use

Edible Fruit, Sauce

Genus

Ficus

Ornamental Use

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  • Zone
    6-9
    Sun
    Full Sun
    Height
    8 feet
    Spread
    4 feet
    Life Cycle
    Perennial
    Growth Habit
    Bush
    Food Use
    Edible Fruit, Sauce
    Genus
    Ficus
    Ornamental Use
    Borders
  • Fig, Letizia is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loaded with Fruit This has been a super plant on my patio. Great foliage, small shrub, no special needs. Second year I have these here in PA, in pots on my patio. I bring them inside my garage over the winter, but they just come back and reward me with delicious fruit.Started eating figs in late July. Fruit ripens one at the time so you need to pay attention. My little daughter loves to play fruit hunt.
    Date published: 2015-08-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Robust plants I just received and planted two of these figs. Within a week they have grown quite a bit and seem to love their half wine barrel pots. I have never had a mail order plant this healthy and robust from the start. I am really looking forward to watching these mature and bear fruit.
    Date published: 2015-04-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased, ordering more in the spring We planted two of these trees in Central KY last spring. They transplanted well and I was even rewarded with 5 mature figs from them the first year. They are securely winterized right now and I'm looking forward to what the future brings. We are buying more of these in the spring.
    Date published: 2014-12-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from letiza italian fig tree a very good tree .grows fast . mine produced nice med sized figs in the first year for me ,actually within a few months after i received it. i pinched the figs off .because it's supposed to be the thing to do when the tree has it's first figs.gives the tree a better growth rate. so next year i should have figs to try from it .i really think this is my favorite tree out of my collection .i have 10 varieties and this is by far my favorite of them all.
    Date published: 2014-12-19
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