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Ultra Hardy Olympian Fig Plant - Very Sweet - 4" Pot

Ultra Hardy Olympian Fig Plant - Very Sweet - 4" Pot
Item# ultra-hardy-olympian-fig-plant--very-sweet--4quot-po4
$27.95
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 weeks

Product Description

'Olympian' is a ultra cold hardy fig & absolutely delicious. This fig produces very sweet fruits with thin purple skin with a red to violet flesh. Discovered by retired biologist Denny McGaughy, he named it after the city where he found it in a sheltered location. Denny worked with Malli Aradhy, a geneticist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Clonal Germplasm Repository to conduct DNA test to find out if it was a known cultivar. It did not match any of the 200+ figs in the repository. It appears Denny has found a unique heirloom variety that produces well in cool & coastal climates. Ficus carica 'Olympian' Hardy in zones 6-9 or patio Originally from the eastern Mediterranean region Prefers full or part sun. Can freeze to the ground and come back to produce a crop the same year The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot. They are shipped dormant in the winter.