Fig Chicago Hardy Fig Tree, for sub freezing temperatures, produces sweet coffee colored medium sized figs that have a bright appetizing strawberry color flesh with excellent flavor. High-yielding tree that is easy to grow. This tree can withstand temperatures down to -10 degrees. Rich, juicy, and sweet figs, are high in fiber, magnesium, copper, and potassium which helps lower blood pressure they also have powerful antioxidants.
- Drought-tolerant and pest resistant. This cold hardy Fig can be grown as an indoor plant also, during the winter season.
- Cold-hardy, high-yielding fig tree that is productive and easy to grow.
- Bears delicious medium-size figs. Bears fruit early on new growth. Fruit produced on the older wood will appear in early summer and fruit on new growth will appear in early fall.
- Grows well in containers.
- These Cold hardy Fig can take up to 20 degrees F.
- Ripens/Harvest July through frost.
- Mature size is 15-30 ft high and wide
- 1 Gallon Plant is 6" - 12" tall
- Self fertile
- Hardy in zones 6-10
- Can take colder temperatures to -10 degrees.
- High yielding
- Fruit is firm, juicy and sweet.
- Full Sun
Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plants are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in Fall and Winter and will lose most of their leaves looking dead and dry, this is very normal. They will flush out in Spring.
We cannot ship certain plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by the Department of Agriculture.
Growing Zones: 6-10 outdoors
|Mature Height:||15-30 ft.|
|Mature width:||15-30 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy'|
|Year to Bear:||Can Fruit the 1st Year!|
How big does the Chicago Hardy Fig Tree grow?
The Chicago Hardy Fig Tree can reach a height of 10 to 30 feet and has a spread of about 10 to 30 feet when fully mature.
Can I grow this fig tree in a container on my patio?
Yes, you can grow the Chicago Hardy Fig Tree in a container on your patio. Just ensure the container is large enough to accommodate the tree's roots and provide proper drainage.
When can I expect to harvest figs from this tree?
Typically, you can expect to harvest figs from the Chicago Hardy Fig Tree in late summer to early fall, depending on your climate and growing conditions.
Is this variety self-pollinating?
Yes, the Chicago Hardy Fig Tree is self-pollinating, meaning it doesn't require another tree for pollination to produce fruit.