Due to strict agricultural laws, we CANNOT ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, or Alaska.

Black Mission Fig Tree

100% Shipped in Pot, Just like buying in person.

Indulge in the rich, sweet flavors of the Black Mission Fig Tree, perfect for garden-to-table freshness. Order online now for a lush, fruitful addition to your space.

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Cold Hardy 0-5°
Growing Zone 7A - 10B
Pollinator Self Fertile
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Product Description

Black Mission Fig: Divine Flavor in Every Bite

About the Fruit

The Black Mission Fig is a treasure among fruit aficionados, cherished for its sensational sweet taste and luscious texture. These figs present an indulgent purplish-black exterior that encases a strikingly vibrant red flesh, teeming with a rich and complex flavor profile reminiscent of berries and aged wine. Perfect for fresh snacking, elegant cheese platters, or decadent baked delicacies, the Black Mission Fig is a versatile treat that will satisfy both the gourmet cook and the casual eater.

What to Know About the Tree

As captivating as its fruit, the Black Mission Fig tree is a robust grower with an elegant stature. Its lush, deep green leaves provide a tropical backdrop, making it a standout in any garden setting. While it thrives best in warmer climates, this tree is adaptable and can go dormant in cooler temperatures, allowing for a wider range of planting zones. The tree’s resilience and low maintenance requirements make it a joy for both novice and experienced gardeners alike.

Harvest Season

Come late summer to fall, the Black Mission Fig tree becomes the center of attention with its bountiful harvest. The tree’s branches bend gracefully under the weight of the fleshy figs, signaling the perfect time for picking. This period not only brings the joy of harvesting but also the visual pleasure of seeing the dark fruits juxtaposed against the verdant foliage.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Imagine your garden transformed into an enchanting fruitscape™, where the Black Mission Fig tree stands proudly, its generous canopy dotted with delectable figs. This tree is ideal for creating a serene retreat or a focal point among other exotic plants. Its elegant form and the promise of sweet fruit make it a delightful addition to any fruitscape™, offering beauty, shade, and a personal orchard’s worth of delicious figs.

At Just Fruits and Exotics, we take pride in delivering trees that are 100% shipped in pot, ensuring you receive the highest quality plant, just as if you were buying in person. Our superior packaging and straightforward shipping mean your tree arrives ready to thrive. As a nationally renowned, family-owned and operated trusted online plant nursery, we’re dedicated to providing you with a local-friendly vibe and the best in fruit tree selections. Introduce the Black Mission Fig tree to your fruitscape™ and indulge in the exquisite flavors it offers, season after season.

Cold Hardy0-5°
Container PlantContainer Friendly
GraftedNo, on its own root system
Growing Zone7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B
Mature Height12-15 FT
Mature Width8-10 FT
PollinatorSelf Fertile
Spacing8-10 FT
SunlightPart to Full
Planting & Care

Recommended Fertilizers

Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.

Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.

Fruitscaping™ with Fig Trees

Embrace the joy of Fruitscaping™ with our Fig Trees. Among the simplest and most rewarding fruiting plants to grow, figs are an excellent addition to any organic garden. Their inherent disease resistance and few pest issues can be managed easily without the need for harsh chemicals, ensuring a bountiful, eco-friendly harvest.

Our Fig trees exhibit a diverse palette of flavors, textures, and ripening seasons. Some varieties possess thin skins with succulent centers evoking the flavor of rich maple syrup – a delight when savored fresh from the tree. Other varieties offer a naturally sweet texture, perfect for drying or turning into delectable preserves.

With their compact growth habit, fig trees are perfect for integrating into the shrubbery border, adding an attractive contrast with their broad, deeply lobed leaves. Consider pairing these distinctive trees with the elegant pomegranate and the fine-textured blueberry bushes for a stunning visual mix. Complement this arrangement with a lush undergrowth of strawberries, creating a cycle of blooming flowers, ripening fruit, and vibrant fall colors.

The young fig tree’s smooth, flexible trunk lends itself to creative gardening techniques. Train it into an espalier for a living wall, or twist it into a striking specimen tree. If you’re dealing with limited space, lay the trunk flat against the ground, and watch as the vertical shoots transform into a natural, green hedge.

Fig trees are also well-suited to container gardening. The root restriction of a pot often encourages the tree to produce even more prolific crops. So, if you’re an urban gardener or short on garden space, our fig trees will prove a perfect fit.

Embrace the ease and joy of Fruitscaping™ with Fig Trees. Enjoy the journey from planting and care to the sweet reward of your homegrown figs.

Growing Guides

You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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