Silver Lyre Fig
$5.00 – $10.00
Silver Lyre Fig has snowflake-shaped, silvery-green, filigreed leaves and an upright habit with woody stems make this an exceptionally ornamental fig. The small edible fruit are an added bonus.
About Silver Lyre Fig
Silver Lyre Fig was introduced by Sean Hogan of Cistus Nursery. Probably a hybrid between Ficus carica (the edible fig) and Ficus afghanistanica (the Afghan Fig). Snowflake-shaped, silvery-green, filigreed leaves and an upright habit with woody stems make this an exceptionally ornamental fig. The small edible fruit are an added bonus.
Latin Name: Ficus afghanistanica ‘Silver Lyre’
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Origin: Oregon, Sean Hogan, Cistus Nursery
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Light: Part Sun – Full Sun
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. tall, smaller with pruning
Bloom Time: Flowers are not noticeable
Harvest Time: June and August-November
Rootstock: Own roots
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A guide to choosing the right size
1 Quart = Available for immediate dispatch. Plants are between 3in-36in in height. They are like small plug plants with deep (5in) roots that will get established very quickly.
Bareroot = Field grown plants that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April.
1 Gallon & larger = Container grown or bare root plants (planted in containers while dormant) and can be planted all year round. Nursery standard container size (also called #1). The size refers to the amount of soil that the container holds which is slightly less than 1 gallon. Please note that at the moment we do not ship gallon and larger plants.