Celeste Fig Fruit Plant (Ficus carica 'Celeste")
Common Name: Sugar Fig
Botanical Name: Ficus carica 'Celeste'
General Information: Celeste figs, also known as Celestial or Sugar figs, are a wonderful and unique fruit celebrated for their amazing health benefits. The Celeste fig tree exhibits a compact growth pattern, typically reaching a mature height and spread of 7 to 10 feet (2-3 m). These trees are resistant to many pests and diseases, making them low-maintenance. Additionally, they are self-fertile, requiring only a single tree for fruit production. The medium-sized fruit has light brown to purple skin and features bright pink, exceptionally sweet flesh. Given its remarkable sweetness, it's often referred to as the "sugar fig." Celeste fig trees can thrive in containers.
Health Benefits: Figs, in general, are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, offering various health benefits. They contribute to digestive health, support heart health, and provide essential nutrients. Celeste figs, with their natural sweetness, not only make a delicious dessert fruit but also serve as a nutritious addition to a balanced diet.
Bloom Time/Fruiting: In 1 Year
Maintenance Required: Moderate