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Celestial Fig

Ficus carica 'Celestial'

Pronunciation: FYE-kus KAH-ri-ka
SKU #06648
7-11

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OVERVIEW
Description This small to medium-sized tree is prized for its vigorous growth, improved resistance to cold and bountiful harvest. It produces small, purple-brown figs with sweet white flesh that mature and ripen in mid-June. Figs are often root hardy and prolific in zones 5 and 6 if planted in a sheltered location. An excellent container specimen. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water deeply when soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for fruit and foliage.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care Prefers enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Requires less water in fall and winter, more in growing season. Provide sheltered spot in colder zones; may die back and re-sprout from roots in spring. Apply fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.