Chicago Hardy Fig Tree

Chicago Hardy Fig Tree

49 reviews
  • Low maintenance

  • Self pollinating

  • Cold hardy

  • Small tree

Regular price $69.95 Sale price $59.95 14% off

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  • Family owned farm since 1980
  • You're good to grow this in Zone X

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Extremely Resistant to Colder Temperatures - Perfect for Northern Growing!

This Cold Proof Chicago Hardy Fig Tree is the package deal when it comes to fruiting fig trees!

The ripe fruit is medium-sized figs with dark mahogany color on the outside and deep purple inside, the same as Brown Turkey.

The lobed leaves have an oblong shape compared to other fig tree leaves. They will die back in winter and this is totally normal. Once the weather warms up, the green leaves will flush out and resume growth in spring.

They are easy-to-grow cold-hardy fruit trees and can produce over 100 pints of fig fruit during the growing season. The delicious figs are perfect eaten fresh, used in jams or jellies, or dehydrated for later use. Bears fruit in the first year of tree planting.

Shop the Chicago Hardy Fig tree for sale. The most versatile fig plant!

When Do Chicago Hardy Figs Ripen?

The Chicago fig tree has a high yield of deliciously sweet edible fruit that ripens in late summer starting in August to early fall depending on your location. Chicago hardy fig trees can produce as much as 100 pints of figs in optimal growing conditions.

How Tall Does A Chicago Hardy Fig Tree Get?

This fast-growing fruit tree can grow up to 10-15 feet tall and 9-12 feet wide when planted in the ground. The Chicago fig grows well in containers as long as it is in full sun and in a pot with a drainage hole. Add loamy potting soil to your container and feed annually with a slow-release fertilizer. The perfect small tree for your patio!

How To Care For A Chicago Hardy Fig Tree Bought Online

Chicago Hardy Fig care consists of growing your plant in full sun to partial shade in moist, well-draining soil. Keep well watered the first year of planting to establish a strong root system. The Chicago Cold Hardy Fig tree is drought tolerant once established.

Grow this deciduous fig tree across the United States in USDA hardiness zones 5-10. It is cold hardy down to 10 degrees Fahrenheit and the roots are hardy down to even colder winters. An excellent choice for colder climates.

Are Chicago Hardy Figs Self-Pollinating?

The Ficus carica tree aka common fig is self-pollinating, meaning you only need one tree to have fresh fig production.

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Botanical Name
Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy'

Full Sun / Partial Shade

Foliage Color

Mature Width
9-12 ft

Mature Height
10-15 ft

Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Lawrence S.
United States United States

too early

ask me this coming May. If it buds out and keeps going I'll be delighted.

United States United States

Perfect Delivery

My Chicago Hardy Fig trees just arrived. They were packed carefully. They look well cared for. I look forward to them growing and bearing fruit. Can't wait!

Charles M.
United States United States

Nice healthy tree at good price

Very good customer service and quality trees.


Perfect Plants Nursery

Thank you Charles for your support and your Chicago Hardy Fig Tree order. Glad to hear it's all going well. Take care!

United States United States

Beautiful figs!

These tress are really lovely! Arrived in good time and in good shape. Customer service is responsive and helpful. Thank you much!


Perfect Plants Nursery

Thank you for your kind words and your Chicago Hardy Fig Tree order. You'll be picking figs in no time. Take care!

United States United States

Chicago Hardy fig

Shipping was fast and the tree was packaged very well and was very healthy. I will buy from them again in the future.


Perfect Plants Nursery

Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your Chicago Hardy Fig Tree order. You'll be harvesting figs in no time. Take care!

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