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Our trees will come to you topped off at approx. 3 ft in height to put the tree’s stored energy first into root development vs. foliage production.
When placing your orders for potted tree/plants, please be aware that AS SOON as the potted tree/plants are available to ship (Dec. for trees, Jan. for plants), we will begin shipping IMMEDIATELY - no matter where you are located !!!
There are several factors why we must ship immediately:
ATTENTION "POLAR VORTEX" AFFECTED CUSTOMERS
When your order arrives, you should remove it from the outside elements before nightfall. If you will not be present at the destination when the order will be delivered, you should either ship the order to another location or make sure someone will be there to take care of your order.
While your order is hardy enough to withstand freezing temperatures in its box, you definitely should not leave it outside in sub-zero temperatures for days on end.
AS IMPORTANTLY, you then need to open the box, remove the potted tree/plants from their shipping box, store them in a basement, cellar or garage, and keep them moist until you are able to plant them in the ground in Spring.
BARE-ROOT TREE LIMITED REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE
Only available to customers who have purchased their bare root trees directly from PVF&GS.
Sub-tropical, drought tolerant fruit tree. Figs are possibly the very first domesticated fruit. There is evidence of fig cultivation as early as 4,000 B.C. The sweetest figs develop when the daytime temperature regularly exceeds 95°F. Figs thrive in most soil types, as long as it's well-drained, and they will fruit in a variety of climates. They need hardly any cold period to produce fruit. Mature trees are hardy to 15°F. Will re-grow from roots if winter-killed. Trees grow to 25' tall and 40' wide if not pruned, and are really easy to train on a house, on a fence, etc. Figs need warm soil for their roots to start growing. Figs do not like to be planted as bare-roots and are difficult to establish, so we sell these No. 1 size trees (2’ to 3’) in pots to enhance their survival rate. Trees are 1 year old and should begin to fruit in same year you plant them.
Check out our Fruit Tree Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests.
Had these for several years now. Produce liuke crazy early and late crops. We live in NY. We take it indoors in an uinheatd backroom for the winter. Gave a couple to our son in Florida and it has taken forever and still looks like its on its last legs. Finally have a few figs that formed in 2012 but never matured. We in NY on the other hand couldn't ask for a more productive delicious fig.Review by Joseph (on 12/25/12)
My sad little Fig still looks like a stick in the ground. I had 2 small buds about a month ago, but then we got snow and the green turned to brown. I was about to give up, as it was planted 2 months ago, but I did the scratch test and it was green and very much alive. Now, although from 5 ft away it still looks like the stick it has supporting it, there are 3 leaves! This makes me very happy and I check its progress daily. So, be patient! Some trees (obviously) take a lot longer than others to show signs of life.Review by Kim (on 5/11/12)