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Ficus carica Chicago Hardy (Chicago Hardy Fig)

Purple brown fruit grows on branches with bright green leaves. The sweet-tasting fruit ripens in early summer on old wood and in late summer on new wood. Moderate growth rate. Columnar habit.

Blooms: seasonal bloomer
10-15 ft tall x 9-12 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23°C)
Attracts birds


Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Tall green spears with purple bracts grow medium to large in size. Fast growth rate.

*Needs 2 seasons in the ground until a good crop can be yielded*

Plant time: Early to mid spring
4-5 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

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Large, bright pink blooms with yellow centres flower on green foliage and sweet, juicy, dark red strawberries hang down in pendulous bunches. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring
1 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts birds
Deer resistant

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