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Chicago Hardy Fig

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 10
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  • Potted - 1 Gallon Container
    Member Price $59.99
    Reg. Price $69.99
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Introducing the Chicago Hardy Fig Tree, a versatile addition to any garden or landscape that yields delicious, sweet figs. This cold-hardy variety thrives in zones 5-10, making it ideal for a wide range of climates. The tree itself is aesthetically pleasing with its large, lobed leaves and attractive multi-branched trunk.

 

  • Requires minimal care and upkeep, making it a great option for busy gardeners
  • Produces a bountiful harvest of succulent figs each growing season
  • Displays lush foliage and unique structure
  • Enjoy the sweet, flavorful figs fresh off the tree or incorporate them into a variety of culinary dishes including jams or jellies
  • Bears fruit within 2-4 years

 

The Chicago Hardy Fig Grows in zones 5 - 10

Your Tree’s Personality

Scientific Name

Ficus carica ‘Chicago Hardy’

Mature Height

10' - 15'

Mature Spread

9' - 12'

Growth Speed

Medium

Shape

Rounded

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Well Drained, Acidic

History/Lore

Despite its name, this variety did not actually originate in Chicago, but was likely brought to the area by Italian immigrants in the 1800s. It is believed to be a descendant of the Mediterranean fig and was able to thrive even in the harsh, urban environment of the city. Today, it is a popular choice for both home gardeners and commercial growers due to its hardiness and delicious fruit.

Planting Instructions

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