Own your own fabulous fig tree. This is a picturesque tropical looking tree with a dramatic spreading habit growing to a height of 10 to 15 feet. Celeste is a small to medium fig with light brown to violet skin and it's flesh is juicy and sweet.
This fig tree is drought tolerant. When fully dormant, fig trees can tolerate temperatures as low as 10 to 15ºF. Even if frozen, figs often will resprout from the roots and produce a crop the following summer. Figs usually begin bearing fruit within two years. This larger size may produce this first season.
Figs grow nicely and will bear fruit when grown in containers where they can be artfully pruned to create a living sculpture to decorate deck or patio. This is convenient for two reasons: cold climate growers can move their figs indoors in winter and the plants can be removed from the patio when the fruit begins to (over)ripen. If these figs are to be grown above Zone 7, they must be brought inside. Figs require no care or light during dormancy and so protection is relatively simple.