Fig Ficus carica var 'Black Mission' Patio/ Container Tree The Black Mission Fig Tree is one of the most popular figs originating from Spain and brought to North America by Spanish missionaries. It is a medium to large, pear shaped, purplish-black fig. The flesh is strawberry colored with excellent flavor with edible seeds and a medium eye. Health benefits- Figs are high in fiber that is good for lowering blood pressure and controlling cholesterol. Being high in fiber they also give a feeling of fullness and are good for diets. Figs are a good source of potassium and vitamin B6. Black Mission Figs ripen Summer to Fall. Easy to grow and fruit in a container. Our sale trees are 6-10 inches tall. Upon arrival transplant into the ground or a 5-gallon container with good drainage, using plant potting mix.
- Strawberry colored flesh with excellent flavor
- Easy to grow as container plant
- Ships as 6-10 inch tall plant to be transplanted into 5 gal pot