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LSU Improved Celeste Fig – NEW!! – CERTIFIED ORGANIC

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Description

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.

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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

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