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Figs that are reliable producers in the hot and humid southeastern US. Grow your own figs for fresh eating, drying, or preserves.
     

    Becnel's Italian Black Fig

    Ficus carica 'Becnel's Italian Black'

    An heirloom medium to large fig with glossy black skinned fruit and deep red flesh that is treasured for its flavor and reliability. Italian Black ripens in mid-season but is also known to produce an early crop on old wood as well as a late crop on new wood in mild winter climates. This heirloom fig originates from the Becnel family nurseries in southeastern Louisiana. Item# 10856
     
     

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    The sweet dark figs of Mission are the number one favorite for drying. Mission is one of the most widely grown figs in California producing heavy crops of medium to large dark purplish-black pear-shaped fruit with a rich, sweet strawberry red pulp. Good fresh or preserved. Black Mission is self-pollinating and may produce a light breba crop. A good choice for the South as well. The small eye makes it resistant to spoiling. Item # 832.


    Grows To: 12'H x 12'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 55
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    Brown Turkey is the ultimate Southern fig producing large crops of medium to large, brown to maroon, turbinate figs over a long season that begins in June. The flesh is strawberry red and is sweet with good flavor. The Texas Everbearing fig is also known as Brown Turkey fig.  This is probably the most reliable and commonly grown fig in Southern regions but it is the standard bearer for hardiness tolerating the climate of zone 5. It is known to fruit if frozen to the ground as well. Resistant to spoiling and splitting and good fresh, dried, or preserved. Self pollinating and with a small but open eye. Item# 920.

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 42
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    Celeste is the standard by which all other figs are judged on sweetness and flavor. If you've ever eaten one you know why it is also called the Honey or Sugar fig. It produces small to medium sized pear shaped violet to light violet fruit with red pulp and white to amber flesh. Very reliable for the South and Southeastern US and excellent cold tolerance. Small productive and hardy trees for the home orchard. Item# 355

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 12
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    Champagne Fig

    Ficus carica 'Champagne'

    Medium sized, good quality, yellow figs with a partially closed eye and caramel colored flesh. A new release from LSU in 1977 as a selection from Dr. O'Rourke's breeding program. A hybrid of Celeste and a California Capri Fig. Item# 3074.

    Grows To: 10'H X 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 18
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    Chicago Hardy Fig, Hardy Chicago

    Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy'

    Chicago Hardy produces large crops of medium to small nearly black to brown or violet, pear shaped to turbinate figs with amber to strawberry flesh with a rich sweet flavor. Very similar to Brown Turkey. The eye is small minimizing spoilage. Hardy Chicago was found growing in the Chicago, Illinois area although it may have originated in Sicily, Italy. It has exceptional cold hardiness and is known to fruit in the same season even if frozen to the ground. Item# 9546.

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 5
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    An excellent fig for the western US, the Desert King Fig produces high quality, rich large breba figs with a white flecked, thin green skin and a strawberry flesh. The second crop figs are medium sized with an amber to strawberry flesh and are of good quality. Winter tip pruning is not recommended as this removes the highly desirable breba crop. The figs are excellent dried or fresh. Item# 11024


    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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    An excellent fig for the western US, the Desert King Fig produces high quality, rich large breba figs with a white flecked, thin green skin and a strawberry flesh. The second crop figs are medium sized with an amber to strawberry flesh and are of good quality. Winter tip pruning is not recommended as this removes the highly desirable breba crop. The figs are excellent dried or fresh. Item# 11811

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    Ischia Fig

    Ficus carica 'Ischia'

    Ischia Fig is a heavy producer of small to fairly large fruit that ripens to greenish yellow and has a rich flavor. It is well suited to container culture.  For the best growth and largest crops, provide your figs with a well-drained, moderately fertile soil in a full to mostly sunny position. Images courtesy of Agristarts, Inc. All rights reserved. Item# 11267

    Grows To: 4-10'H x 6-10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 4
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    Kadota produces heavy crops of medium sized flattened green figs that ripen to a yellow green color. The fruit has white flesh and an amber pulp with small seeds and excellent to fair flavor. Good for fresh eating and drying and LSU says it is an excellent choice for preserves. The open eye is filled with honeydew which prevents souring. Kadota ripens in mid season and is considered to be the most widely grown commercial cultivar in California. Item# 9501

    Grows To: 8-10' x 8-10'
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 33
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    With honey sweet amber flesh and a lightly tart yellow green outer skin the Blanche Fig (its original name according to Dr. Ira Condit) has long been a favorite for fresh eating or drying. A vigorous fig that produces even in areas with short growing seasons it is known to produce two good crops where summers are longer. In the Southern US it is known as the Lemon Fig and is popular in the Northwest and California for home orchards where it is known as White Marseille or Lattarula. A compact tree which can be adapted for container production. Images courtesy of Agristarts, Inc. Item# 11023

    Grows To: 8-10' x 8-10'
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    Little Miss Figgy Dwarf Fig

    Ficus carica 'Little Miss Figgy' PP27929

    This compact growing dwarf fig tree is perfect for container culture or in gardens with limited space. Little Miss Figgy produces medium sized purple to purple-brown fruit with a deep purple flesh. Provide a well-drained soil and a full to mostly sunny location for the best results. The Little Miss Figgy Fig can easily be overwintered in a protected location as a container plant making fresh figs available where they normally would not be. Image courtesy of AG3, Inc. All rights reserved. Item# 11296

    Grows To: 3-7'H x 3-7'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    Little Ruby Dwarf Fig

    Ficus carica 'Little Ruby'

    A dwarf and hardy fig that is an excellent choice for patio culture as far north as zone 6. Little Ruby produces a breba crop of medium sized sweet red figs with strawberry colored flesh. Developed by the same retired biologist who gave us the hardy and huge Olympian Fig, Denny McGaughy, he chose this seedling for its hardiness, compact habit, as well as reliability. Little Ruby is so compact in fact that it is sometimes selected as a bonsai specimen. Item# 11025

    Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-4'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    LSU Purple Fig

    Ficus carica 'LSU Purple'

    LSU Purple produces medium sized dark reddish-purple, generally pear shaped figs with amber to strawberry pulp with a mild sweet flavor. Developed by Dr. Ed O'Rourke at LSU for disease and nematode resistance as well as the hot and humid Southern climate, it produces a breba crop and a large main crop providing fruit over a long season. Item # 921. 

    Grows To: 10'W x 10'H
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 12
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    Mega Celeste Fig

    Ficus carica 'Mega Celeste'

    Imagine Celeste on steroids as Mega Celeste produces medium to large figs with a flavor nearly as rich and sweet as its namesake. The large pear shaped to turbinate figs have a dark violet skin with white flesh and a dark purplish-red pulp. The eye is small but open and the figs are resistant to spoiling and splitting. Mega Celeste is known to produce a breba crop. This is a likely, but as of yet unconfirmed, unofficial LSU release from Dr. O'Rourke's breeding program. Item# 9918.

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    Negronne Fig, Violette de Bourdeaux Fig

    Ficus carica 'Negronne'

    The rich, sweet acidic flavor of Negronne is delectable and nearly unmistakable. It produces small to medium sized, dark purplish black, pear shaped to turbinate figs with a deep red pulp and amber flesh. The small eye is closed making it resistant to spoiling and splitting. The ripe fruit is superb fresh but can be dried or preserved as well. Negronne may produce a breba crop in mild climates and is an excellent choice for all fig growing regions with excellent cold hardiness. The dwarf habit makes it a good choice for container culture as well. Item# 9906.

     
     
     
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    Grows To: 6-8'H x 6-8'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 38
    US$14.99
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    Olympian Fig

    Ficus carica 'Olympian'

    Introduced in 2014, the Olympian Fig produces truly huge purple skinned fruit with a very sweet red to purple flesh. Its cold hardy breba crop can ripen as early as May and is known to withstand temperatures into the teens. The plant itself is hardy down to zero degrees once well established. The Olympian Fig was discovered in Olympia, Washington and is a choice variety for cool climates as well as warmer regions. Item# 10831.

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 29
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    Petite Negri Fig

    Ficus carica 'Petite Negri'

    The fruit of Petite Negri, which translates to the little black fig, is anything but little as it produces large to medium sized black to dark purple fruit with amber flesh and strawberry to purple pulp with excellent flavor. The Petite side is that this is a dwarf tree that is a good choice for containers and it is known to produce fruit even at a very young age. Item# 9293.

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
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    Smith Fig, Becnel's Smith Fig

    Ficus carica 'Smith'

    The Smith Fig is an heirloom Louisiana variety that was introduced by Becnel Nursery near New Orleans, Louisiana. It produces large yellow fruit with a sweet red flesh. A drop of honeydew exudes from the eye which minimizes spoiling and makes Becnel's Smith Fig a choice variety for southeastern gardens. Image courtesy of F. Carter. Item# 9910

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
    US$17.99
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    Texas Everbearing Fig

    Ficus carica 'Texas Everbearing'

    Grows To: 10'H x 12'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 59
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    Violette de Bordeaux Fig, Negronne Fig

    Ficus carica 'Violette de Bordeaux'

    Violette De Bordeaux, the dark purple form of Bordeaux, produces medium sized purple fruit with dark purplish-red flesh. The tree is dwarf and compact making it suitable for containers and is one the more cold hardy varieties tolerating zone 6 winters. Violette De Bordeaux is considered to be the same as Negronne according to Dr. Ira Condit's Figs: A Monograph. Item# 11127

     
     
    Grows To: 10'H x 12'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 15
    US$14.99
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    White Marseille Fig is a favorite of Thomas Jefferson's. It produces small to medium sized figs which ripen to yellow or greenish yellow and have a sweet, rich amber flesh. The fruit may be eaten fresh, dried, or preserved. A popular west coast variety as well as in the southeastern US. Images courtesy of Agristarts, Inc. All rights reserved. Item# 11268

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    Grows To: 8-10' x 8-10'
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 39
    US$14.99
    Cannot Ship To: AZ

    Becnel's Italian Black Fig

    Ficus carica 'Becnel's Italian Black'

    An heirloom medium to large fig with glossy black skinned fruit and deep red flesh that is treasured for its flavor and reliability. Italian Black ripens in mid-season but is also known to produce an early crop on old wood as well as a late crop on new wood in mild winter climates. This heirloom fig originates from the Becnel family nurseries in southeastern Louisiana. Item# 10856
     
     

    Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
    Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
    Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
    Currently In Stock: 0
    US$14.99
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    Cannot Ship To: AZ
       

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