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LSU O'Rourke Fig POTTED 1-2 FT Tall Refresh

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  • Variety Name LSU O'Rourke

  • Item # 42708257
  • Qty Available 12
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PLEASE NOTE:  All potted figs MUST BE bare-root shipped to TX, AZ, CA, NM, WA, OR, NV.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

A productive, sweet honey fig similar to "Celeste."  Very productive of small-medium light purple figs with nice sweet flavor. Disease-resistant and good for the humid South.  Would thrive in warmer zones like 8-9. Winter protection and a warm, sunny site are always advised in zones 6-7 for figs. The LSU figs come out of the Louisiana Fig Breeding program started in the 1950s that successfully produced superior figs for the Deep South. Cuttings propagated in tree pots, no fig pops.  Photo shows what fruit will look like when it produces.

NATURALLY GROWN – no synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, fungicides, neo-nictinoids, or other pesticides or toxic ag chemicals used at our nursery 

Site requirements: Full sun location. Figs will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Protected locations, such as on the South, East or West side of a building is ideal.

Size at maturity: 8-15′, depending on location, climate and care.

Pollination: This fig requires no pollination in order to set fruit. Fruits are seedless.

Resistant to: This Deep South Fig is resistant to Sour Fig, fruit rot, nematodes. Figs are known for remarkable disease and insect resistance. Ants can get interested in figs and heavy rains can make the current figs rot, so keep well-picked. Figs continue to put on new fruit constantly until frost.

Hardiness: USDA zones 7b-10. Winter protection in zone 6-7 is necessary.

Plant size: 1-2' Tall  'Medium' size