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Celeste Fig Tree

Ficus carica 'Celestial'
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Loaded with calcium, magnesium, potassium, and fiber, Figs are definitely a superfood! The Celeste Fig tree makes it super simple to grow your own figs. This Fig tree may be smaller than other varieties, but it still packs a production punch! You will have plenty of figs to share with friends and family even in the very first year!

Celeste figs are ranked highest for taste. Their sugary sweet flavor is ideal for just about everything fig, 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!

Celeste figs are purple-bronze with a smooth pink flesh that is speckled with tiny seeds. This dwarf fig tree often looks more like a shrub than a tree. It tolerates heavy pruning so you can easily sculpt your Celeste into the shape and size you desire. The uniquely lobed leaves are an exotic backdrop for the pretty purple fruit. Its mature height and width is a mere 5 to 10 feet, making it perfect for small yards and containers. You won't need to prune the Celeste to keep it under control like other fig varieties. The Celeste Fig tree looks great in the landscape AND provides delicious fruit! What more could you want?

The Celeste Fig thrives in full sun and can tolerate any well-drained soil. This Fig tree is low maintenance and disease and pest resistant. Drought and heat tolerant, the Celeste is one tough little fig! You will only need one fig tree to harvest tons of fruit from the self-pollinating Celeste Fig tree.

Healthy and delicious figs are one of the easiest fruits to grow! The Celeste Fig makes it even easier! Order yours today!

growing zone 7-10
Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 8-10 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Yellow

How To Care

When planting your Celeste Fig tree be sure to choose the right location and conditions for your new tree to thrive. Spring and Fall are ideal times to plant. However, if you avoid freezing temperatures and extreme heat you can plant this Fig tree almost any time of the year.

Fig trees thrive in full sun and are adaptable to a variety of soils as long as they are well-draining. Water deeply when planting and twice weekly for 3 months while your tree is establishing. After the establishment period, in most areas you will only need to water during dry spells. However, if you are in an extremely dry and/or hot climate, you may need to water a couple times per month in summer throughout your Fig tree's life. If you see wilting leaves, your Fig tree needs more water. Adding a layer of 2 to 3 inches of mulch is highly recommended for Fig trees. Mulching protects those shallow roots from drying out. Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease. Fertilize in spring to give your tree a boost. Choose a slow release, balanced fertilizer like the one we carry to feed your fig. Once established if your tree is growing and fruiting well, there is no need to fertilize. Figs trees grown in containers will need fertilized 3 or 4 times per year as nutrients leech out of the pot when you water. Prune your Fig in late winter to remove any dead, dying, or crowded branches and to maintain size.

Celeste is a a disease and pest resistant variety of fig.

Harvesting Tip: Do not harvest your figs until they are ripe indicated by a rich purple/brown hue and a fruit that has some give. Once picked, figs stop ripening. Figs also do great when grown in containers.


For additional options, be sure to browse our Fig TreeDwarf Tree and Fruit Trees collections.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 8-10 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Yellow

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JR
09/08/2020
James R.
United States United States
Celeste Fig Tree from Planting Tree

Even better than I had hoped for. The Fig Tree was packed very well and arrived in great condition. My expectations were far exceeded. The tree was healthy with very green leaves and a healthy root ball. I will certainly be doing business with The Planting Tree again!

CM
08/18/2020
Cynthia M.
United States United States
Celeste Fig

Shipping was fast, tree arrived in good condition. Keeping a watchful eye on it & I am following the instructions, so hopefully next summer we will have fruit.

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JB
06/27/2020
JANICE B.
United States United States
CELESTE FIG TREE

EXCELLENT!!! PERFECT SIZE FOR MY PATIO.

AS
06/22/2020
Abu S.
United States United States
Magnificent tree!

I received my tree in a timely manner and in excellent shape! It was really healthy and I planted it right away and I’m looking forward to watching it grow.

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AB
05/30/2020
AJ B.
United States United States
Excellent experience. Highly recommend.

Purchasing and tracking were great. The three different plants we ordered (key lime, fig, raspberry bus) each arrived in good health and each is thriving. Highly recommend

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