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Honey-sweet, and simply divine eating. The pale chartreuse skin is very slightly tart against the luscious, sweet pale amber flesh. Fruit is exquisite fresh, but also dries beautifully. “Closed eye” when ripe; helps resist splitting and souring. Minimal pruning needed, and grows well in containers. Heat- and drought-tolerant, though some fruit drop may occur if tree is dry for too long a period. For some reason, deer are not terribly interested in this variety. In warmer zones, a first crop is possible in late July and again in mid-September. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest July
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 8.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Soft
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 7 - 10

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 7 - 10
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 8 - 10' tall x 8 - 10' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 8 - 10' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow fig trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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1 Year Warranty

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Food producing small tree in a new permaculture guild
Christine B on May 12, 2020
good size to grow in a container. you get fruit twice. good size.
Harold L on May 6, 2020
Food producing small tree in a new permaculture guild
Christine B on May 12, 2020
Hopefully I will have good figs with three trees.
KhongLo on May 10, 2020
good size to grow in a container. you get fruit twice. good size.
Harold L on May 6, 2020
Noted as deer resistant and the green figs are not as visible to the birds.
Sue K on Apr 25, 2020
Was looking for Potted plant for deck areas that will take heat. Fruit is added bonous.
FYI I bought blueberries but they were hard to keep alive in the pots. Lasted 2 years. I have 2 figs that are going on 5 years in pots right now.
Sue C on Apr 22, 2020
I love this fruit
qiuyun c on Apr 16, 2020
Looking for a more productive fig.
Rick O on Apr 13, 2020
Can grow in a pot.
Melissa V on Apr 6, 2020
Yummy!
Debra H on Apr 2, 2020
Heat/drought tolerant
Lauren P on Feb 29, 2020
Looking forward to a honey flavor fig!
Colin B on Feb 17, 2020
Hopefully I will have good figs with three trees.
KhongLo on May 10, 2020
Noted as deer resistant and the green figs are not as visible to the birds.
Sue K on Apr 25, 2020
Is this a disease resistant type of tree?
Lisa J on Mar 30, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Since figs are new-ish to the US there isn't a big issue with fig tree diseases here.
Can I grow in container and bring into garage in winter? What is the coldest storage temp it can resist?
Thomas C on Feb 23, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Yes - Figs can be grown in a container.

//www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/article/figs-on-wheels

Also, figs are hardy to between 0?? & 5?? F.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
I bought the supreme ez start for my italian honeybfig tree... what exactly is the ezstart thing?
Tom D on May 12, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Ez Starts are just our potted variety that are grown in our green house and have an advanced root system.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
Will the Italian honey fig fruit in south Florida? (Without the wasps)
Heleen S on May 31, 2020
I have 2 fig trees that never bear fruit. A Peter's Honey that is 4 years old and a yellow/green fig that is 6 year's old. The green/yellow fig was given to me and I was only told that it is of Greek origin. The Peter's Honey never gets a single fig. The yellow/green tree may get 1-2 a year. They get large but remain rock-hard. Is there anything I can do to encourage both to fruit? I compost annually with Black Cow, but I do not use fertilizer. Any suggestions appreciated.
Liz K on May 28, 2020

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