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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
fig 'Ice Crystal'
Ficus can be evergreen or deciduous trees, shrubs or climbers, with often leathery, simple, entire or lobed leaves and tiny flowers borne within a hollow receptacle which enlarges to form the fruit
'Ice Crystal' is a distinctive cultivar mostly grown for its attractive deeply divided and cut foliage that turns yellow in the autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Best grown fan-trained against a warm wall or fence. It may require winter protection. Root restriction helps to control size and improves fruiting. Suitable for container cultivation. For further details see fig cultivation
Propagate by hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Architectural Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning In March remove a proportion of older branches. For further information see fig cultivation
Pests May be affected by scale insects
Generally disease free. Can be affected by cold weather and waterlogging
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