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‘Chicago Hardy’ Fig

$20.00

Finally a fig worthy of Kootenay growing! For experienced gardeners willing to put in the effort, it can be grown outdoors as a bush. For many, it is easier to keep them in a pot and be overwintered indoors. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow your own fresh figs! #1 potted (Photos of #3 potted 2 year old)

Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in FULL for pickup this spring!

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Finally a fig worthy of Kootenay growing!
Chicago Hardy Figs are hardy to Canada Zone 6. A must for the experienced gardener; with a bit of effort, they can be grown outside like a bush! For average growers in the Kootenays, Figs can be grown in pots which can be taken inside overwinter for survival through dormancy. Nothing quite like a fresh fig from your own tree!

Very productive as it is able to produce fruit on both the new and old woods. May die back in colder climates and resume growth from the base in spring. Fruit ripens to a dark mahogany-purple colour from July until frost. Self-pollinating. Plants are in #1 containers, between 2-4′ tall. (Photos of #3 potted 2 year old)

*Note: We do not offer replacements for poor winter management of your fig tree. These figs are on the edge of cold hardiness for the Kootenay region. Plant at your own risk.

#1 potted.

Plant Details

Latin: Ficus carica ‘Chicago Hardy’

Hardiness Zone: 6 – 10

Height: 5′ – 15′

Spread: 5′ – 12′

Bloom Time: Seasonal

Ripens: August to September

Flower Colour: Green (immature fruit)

Fruit Colour: Purple-green

Foliage Colour: Dark green

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Requirements: Well-drained media. Roots are excellent scavengers of nutrients and water once established.

Attributes:

  • Edible Fruit
  • Self-pollinating
  • Tropical Appearance
  • Container Growing

Special Considerations: Allow figs to become dormant and drop its leaves in fall. Containerized plants may be overwintered in unheated basement or garage. It is important to maintain moisture over winter in the container however do not over saturate the media which would cause the roots to freeze solid. Please send us an email if you would like to learn more about overwintering your fig tree. Fall pruning and mulching are important for outdoor overwinter success. Please consult with us via email before attempting.

Spring Plant Reservation Policy

 
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PAYMENT:

All Spring Plant Reservations have a 50% minimum deposit required to place orders. An order can also be paid in full.

Orders will be placed based on payment of a deposit or full payment. Deposits (50% of order value) cannot be refunded after April 5th, 2020

Payment can be made by cash, cheque, email money transfer or credit card. Please follow the instructions on your invoice.

ORDERING:

We strongly recommend ordering before April 5th, 2020 to secure your order. Please note that orders after this date are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities.

Any bulk orders of 50+ nursery stock plants of one cultivar will be subject to bulk order pricing. Please contact us for bulk orders. Vegetable and herb transplants do not qualify for bulk order pricing unless the order is placed well in advance. 

DELIVERY & PICKUP:

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova from March to May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup. We are unable to deliver to Nelson or Castlegar Garden Festivals due to limited space at market.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson (May 11th), Castlegar (May 12th) and Winlaw (May 13th). Click here to learn more!

For more information please read the Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Delivery & Pickup

DELIVERY & PICKUP:

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova from March to May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup. We are unable to deliver to Nelson or Castlegar Garden Festivals due to limited space at market.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson (May 11th), Castlegar (May 12th) and Winlaw (May 13th). Click here to learn more!

For more information please read the Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Shipping Policy

This item is for pick-up only and does NOT qualify for shipping via Canada Post. View our SHIPPING POLICY to learn more.

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

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