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Champagne Fig

Unique color and very sweet.

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Champagne Fig

Unique color and very sweet.

  • Best for fresh eating or in preserves
  • Vigorous, self-pollinating plants
  • Ripens in early July
Very good quality, yellow exterior with unique gold to caramel-colored interior. Bred at Louisiana State University, the main crop ripens over 15 days beginning in early July (comparable to Celeste, which is one of its parents). Very sweet flavor is excellent for fresh use or preserves. Vigorous, upright growth habit. Zones 7-10.
  • 74039
  • bareroot
  • $29.99
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  • Botanical Name: Ficus carica 'Champagne'
  • Height: 10 ft tall
  • Spacing: 10 ft
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth it was planted at the nursery.
  • Spread: 10 ft spread
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Very productive.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Fall
  • Fruit: Medium sized, good quality, yellow figs with a partially closed eye and caramel colored flesh. The main crop ripens over 15 days beginning in early July (comparable to Celeste, which is one of its parents). Allow figs to ripen on the tree and pick as they
  • Zone: 7-10
  • Form: Fruit, Fruit Tree, Fig
  • Flower Form: Inconspicuous flowers (hidden inside the bud).
  • Soil Requirements: Moist but well drained, enriched soil. Slightly acidic to neutral pH.
  • Growth Rate: Vigorous grower.
  • Pruning: Does not require regular pruning once established. Prune figs trees annually during the first three growing seasons to establish desired shape. Best to prune immediately after the main crop is harvested in early fall.
  • Foliage: Mature leaves are palmate with five distinct lobes.
  • Comments: Very sweet flavor is excellent for fresh use or preserves. Superior fruiting characteristics. The yellow color is somewhat unique and should present a marketing opportunity for local markets.

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