CHICAGO HARDY FIG
Now northern gardeners can enjoy growing delicious figs at home. The plant will die back to ground level in the colder climates, which is normal. In the Spring the plant will grow back and produce fruit again. You can protect them with a layer of leaves held in place around the base of the plant. Chicago Hardy Fig plants have striking, vibrant leaves that have a similar shape to oak leaves, only much larger. Figs are incredibly healthy; they are free of fat and cholesterol. They have the highest content of minerals and have more fiber than any other fruit. The succulent fruits can be enjoyed fresh or dried.