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Ficus carica 'Celeste'

CATEGORY  Fig

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Excellent fruit quality
  • Rich sweet flavor
  • Good cold hardiness
availability: 1080
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HEIGHT:

4-8 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

7-10

PURPOSE:

· Food Production
· Aesthetics/Decor
· Health

APPLICATIONS:

· Espalier
· Edible Garden
· Commercial Food Production
· Mixed Combos
· Containers
· Patio & Garden

FEATURES:

· Fast Growing
· Self-fertile
· Easy to Grow
· Low Maintenance

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

HABIT:

· Deciduous

BLOOMS:

· Summer

FRUITING SEASON:

· Spring
· Summer

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Local or You Pick
· Fresh
· Process

'Celeste' is a small, brown to purple fig well adapted to the south east. 'Celeste' appears to be fairly cold hardy. The fruit ripens well before most figs. 'Celeste' produces fruit good for eating fresh, processing, or preserves. They freeze well too. 'Celeste' will no produce abundant fruit in years where winter injury is sustained. Aka 'Celestial' fig.

Fruit Grower Information

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PURPOSE:

· Food Production
· Aesthetics/Decor
· Health

APPLICATIONS:

· Espalier
· Edible Garden
· Commercial Food Production
· Mixed Combos
· Containers
· Patio & Garden

FEATURES:

· Fast Growing
· Self-fertile
· Easy to Grow
· Low Maintenance

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

HABIT:

· Deciduous

BLOOMS:

· Summer

FRUITING SEASON:

· Spring
· Summer

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Local or You Pick
· Fresh
· Process

GROWING INFO:
6" Crop Time: 6-10 wks
8" Crop Time: 10-14 wks
12" Crop Time: 14-18 wks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5

Figs trees can be grown as a standard single stem or pruned to form a shrub.


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