The Chicago Hardy Fig bears medium sized, delicious dark mahogany colored figs. Its flesh is strawberry pink. It is prized for being the most cold hardy fig. It is a prolific bearer and is self pollinating. It is a small tree, growing to 6-8 feet tall. It can die back to the ground during a deep freeze, but will come back up and bear fruit the following summer. It makes a good potted plant. It is very good fresh, dried or canned. USDA zone 6-10
Minimum temperature: -5f
USDA zones 6-10
Light: Part to full sun.
Bearing age: 1-2 years.
Fruit: Medium sized with blackish-purple skin and strawberry pink flesh.
Ripens: Late summer to fall.
The last photo is an example of a #1 (1 gallon) Chicago Hardy Fig, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plant will be approximately 1-2 years old and 3'-4' tall. Figs can be single trunk to multi-trunked trees.
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