Very sweet flavor makes this uniquely colored fig a favorite. Yellow fruits have a gold to caramel-colored interior. Sweet fruits are excellent for fresh use or preserves. Bred at Louisiana State University, this vigorous tree has an upright growth habit. Figs can be grown in containers and moved to a protected area to prevent winter dieback. Bareroot. Ficus carica 'Champagne'
Tree • Z7-10 • H10'xW10' • Harvest in Late Summer to Early Fall • Sun
Flowering DateMain harvest is in late summer/early fall
Planting InstructionsPlace the plant in the hole at the same level it was grown by the nursery. This is where the roots start and the tops shoots begin. Spread the roots out evenly. Gently work the soil around the roots do not pack the soil. Water plant thoroughly.
Winter CareMove indoors to a frost free location if your winter temperatures go below 0 degrees F each winter.
Foliage Type5 lobed medium green
PruningDo not require regular pruning once established. Prune figs trees annually during the first three growing seasons to establish desired shape. Best to prune immediately after the main crop is harvested in early fall.
Unique CharactersticsGurney's: Very good quality, yellow exterior with unique gold to carmel-colored interior. Bred at Louisiana State University, the main crop ripens over 15 days beginning in early July (comparable to Celeste, which is one of its parents). Very sweet flavor is excellent for fresh use or preserves. Vigorous, upright growth habit.