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LSU Gold Fig – NEW!! – CERTIFIED ORGANIC

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Check back June 2021 for updated stock.  Should be available at that time.

Plump yellow fig with sweet, juicy amber pulp.  Very productive and attractive fig.  Handles wet summers and rains well and also disease-resistant, making it ideal for the humid south and Gulf areas.  Popular selection for the Deep South.  Birds don’t notice this one as much due to the deceiving yellow ripening color (not purple or brown, etc).  In zone 6 this fig will be marginal due to cold winters.  Needs protection.  Would thrive in warmer zones like 8-9.  Winter protection and a warm, sunny site are always advised in zones 6-7 for figs.  The LSU figs come out of the Louisiana Fig Breeding program started in the 1950s that successfully produced superior figs for the Deep South.

CERTIFIED ORGANIC PLANT

Uses:   Fresh eating, good for jams and cooking also.

Resistant to:  Figs are remarkably free of disease and insects.  Resistant to birds and also fig rust (fungus).

Site Selection: Well-drained soil.  Needs a warm, sunny, protected location like a south side of building, or in warmr zones like 8-9 a full sun location.

Pollination:  This fig requires no pollination in order to set fruit.

Plant Size: CHOOSE SIZE. Bare-Root February-May.  June shipped potted in special tree pots.

Zone 7 (with winter protection) to zone 9

OUR NURSERY IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN 100% FIG BUD MITE FREE.

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PLANT SIZE

SMALL Approx. 1', MEDIUM 1-2 ft, LARGE 2-3 ft, EXTRA LARGE 3 ft +, SUPREME GRADE FIELD GROWN 4 ft+ large caliper