Note: Ships March 1st as a 8-12" bare-root.
Chicago Hardy Fig (Ficus carica) is a productive easy to grow fig that does well in cold climates. It will die back to the ground in zone 7 or colder but grows back quickly and set fruit in fall on first year growth. If in warmer climates you will get a crop in early summer on second year growth as well as a fall crop on new growth.
Size: 15-30' x 15-35'
Ripening Date: July to first frost
Years to Bear 1-2
Growing ConditionsUSDA Zone: 5-10 (will die back to ground in zone 7 or colder)
Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Sun
Soil Type: Loamy
Soil PH: 6.0-6.5