Celeste fig fruit tree
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Fig Tree 'Celeste'

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  • This Fig Tree 'Celeste' ships in a 1 Gallon Pot

Ficus Carica 'Celeste' - Celeste Fig tree, sometimes called Celestial or Sugar fig, is known for producing delicious, sweet fruit with rose colored to violet skin. This variety is more cold hardy than most other types of figs and is a favorite to grow in California and throughout the southeastern United States. It is also heat tolerant. The small to medium-sized fruit is sweet like sugar with a smooth rich flavor. The outside skin is purplish-bronze to light brown and the flesh is rose-colored. When ripens in July, it is a "closed eye" that helps resist insects entering the fruit and spoilage. It is good for eating fresh. 

This tree is known for being self-fertile, as well as pest and disease resistant. It is a closed eye fig, meaning the small hole that naturally exists at the apex of the fruit is closed, keeping out natural pests like wasps. Having a closed eye, the Celeste Fig can produce more ripe fruit that doesn’t spoil during the growing season.

Full sun to partial sun. 

Attracts songbirds

Green flowers, insignificant, non-fragrant

Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.


This Celeste Fig Tree comes established in a 1 Gallon pot

Size: Mature size can reach up to 10ft

Light: Requires full sun. 6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day

Hardiness Zone: 7 - 10 View Map

Characteristics: Fruit Description: Purplish-bronze to light brown teardrop-shaped fruit with soft flesh. It is very sweet and delicious, though it has a short shelf-life. Starts to set fruit in July. Fruits develop without the need for cross-pollination.

Soil, Water: Acid (<6.0) Neutral (6.0-8.0)

*Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.*

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

Can be grown in containers.

Produces best with consistently rich and moist soil.

Its mature height and width is a mere 5 to 10 feet, making it perfect for small yards and containers.

Sensitive to Freezing temperatures and extreme heat.

Maintenance pruning in late winter. Excessive pruning can reduce fruit production. Mainly producing their main crop during early summer.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 7 - 10

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Fig Tree 'Celeste'

Celeste figs are ranked highest for decadent taste. Their sugary sweet flavor is ideal for just about everything, from fresh eating and drying to desserts and preserves. This is one yummy and versatile fruit! It is hard to believe it's so good for you!

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