LSU Gold Fig Tree

EZ Start®. Ships 1.5 - 3' Tall with advanced root system in a 4x4x10" EZ Start® Pot.
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Description

Large golden fruit with a ruby blush. Fruit ripens from a light green to attractive yellow. Pulp is light red to pink. Ripe fruit has excellent, sweet fig flavor. Delectable when eaten fresh, but also dries well. Great for preserves! Tree is a fast-grower and heavy producer, especially in the south. Louisiana State University introduction. Grows well in containers! Heat-tolerant. Ripens in July. Self-pollinating.

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Characteristics

Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest July/august
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 6.5
Texture Firm Until Soft Ripe
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 7 - 10

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 10 - 12' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 7 - 10
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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 compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

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!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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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