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Common fig 'Celeste'    

Ficus carica

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Celeste is part of the Fig genus and is a Common fig variety. Its scientific name is Ficus carica 'Celeste'. Celeste is a heirloom variety. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours:   Caput mortuum and   Auburn. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Kelly green colour. A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as a Deciduous plant - which means it typically is a plant that sheds its leaves annually. Celeste is known for its Tree habit and growing to a height of approximately 7.50 metres (24.38 feet).

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Celeste Common fig is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Celeste have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Celeste

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Celeste likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Celeste is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Celeste from seed

Transplanting Celeste

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Celeste is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Celeste

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

Other Names for Common fig 'Celeste'

Sugar Fig, Malta, Blue Celeste, Honey Fig, Violette, Celestial