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Hardy Fig

Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy'

When your tree matures, it could reach 15-30 feet tall x 15-35 feet wide but can be trimmed to size and maintained as small as 6 feet high if desired. We recommend spacing these trees 35-40 feet apart to ensure room for growth.


Drought and poor soil tolerant, but grows best in average garden soil with good drainage. In the north, it should be mulched heavily and planted in a sunny spot with southern exposure.

Planting and Maintenance Info:

Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth: 1 Inches
Bulbs per Square Foot: 1

The golf ball sized, richly colored fruit abounds. Slice one open and behold the juicy flesh of these high quality figs. Perfect for peeling and eating right off the tree in late summer to early fall, you'll be enjoying these amazing figs in your first season after planting. And the numbers may surprise you. Your Chicago Hardy will yield as many as 100 pints of figs each season!

Plant Height:

72-360 Inches

Bloom Time:

Harvest summer

Hardiness Zone:

5-10 Find your zone

Hardy Fig Features:

 
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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.