A delicious, productive fig perfect for the Deep South. Has superior delicious flavor, production and size. Figs are medium-large, firm, round and have bright reddish pulp. Disease resistant and good for the humid South – it’s a seedling of “Celeste”. 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 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.
Zone 7 (with winter protection) to zone 9
OUR NURSERY IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN 100% FIG BUD MITE FREE.