One of the first plants known to be cultivated, the stunning fig tree not only announces Spring with large green leaves, but also produces an abundance of edible figs by late summer, which are rich in calcium and fiber. A hardy grower, the long-lasting gift makes a perfect shade tree, as it's known to grow up to 20 feet tall and 25 feet wide. It?s also a unique and thoughtful way to mark milestone celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries or to welcome them to their new home.
- Fig tree arrives ready to be planted outdoors; will reach full grown height in 20-30 years
- A beautiful gift for any occasion that can last for years
- Packaged in 100% natural jute and includes care instructions and a small watering tool
- Features a special card with specific care and planting instructions for this variety
- Specific variety will be chosen based on recipient's growing region
- Measures on arrival approximately 24"H x 14"W
Add to their gift:A commemorative plaque that can be personalized with up to 50 characters to beautifully convey any message you chooseMeasures 3.25"H x 2.25"W
This tree will thrive best in the following areas of the United States
- USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 6-9; can withstand average minimum temperatures of -10 to 30 F
About the Grower
Seeds of Life
Seeds of Life was established to serve clients with elegant gift trees as beautiful and meaningful gifts to celebrate life?s most special occasions. They grow each tree with care to ensure a healthy, vigorous tree arrives as a gift to be planted to honor that special friend or family member. Each gift tree will arrive ready to thrive and matched according to the recipient?s growing region. Thousands of trees are sent out each month to every state in the US and all of them arrive beautifully packaged with an accompanying customized message and care directions.
Many publications have taken notice of Seeds of Life, as their products have been featured in: Brides magazine 2008, Southern Living Holiday Gift Guide 2009, Martha Stewart Wedding Guide 2008, The Oprah ?O List? gift guide 2008, The Southern Living Gift buying guide 2011, The Oprah ?O List? gift guide 2011, and Brides Magazine June 2012. Some of the tree gifts have been sent to institutions like The Denver Botanical Garden, The Smithsonian Institution and The White House.
Starting with the right tree - The Seeds of Life professional tree staff starts the growing process right by selecting from a wide variety of tree stock to identify unique attributes. Traits such as flowering sequence, flower color, bloom fragrance and disease resistance are just a few qualities that add to the beauty and longevity of these wonderful gift trees. Many of the trees are patented varieties because of these aspects, and it adds to the beautiful gift to be grown and enjoyed for decades or even centuries.
Superior Root System ? A superior root system is essential for vigorous growth. Vital for successful planting and growth, the Seeds of Life gift trees have healthy root systems that provide an opportunity for the trees to quickly penetrate the native soil to soak up moisture and nutrients. Each root system is inspected and manipulated to grow by pruning or physically pulling on the roots to encourage healthy root growth. These root improvement steps give each tree the best opportunity to grow laterally and become established quickly with a foundation anchored in strong roots.
Packaged with Care ? Every Seeds of Life gift tree is beautifully packaged in a 100% natural jute bag and accented with an elegant silk ribbon. At that point each gift tree is secured into a customized gift box with an accompanying personalized gift card, individual care card and watering tool.
Professional, Caring Staff ? The Seeds of Life team cares about their clients and their success in planting and growing gift trees. The importance of service is rooted in the foundation of Seeds of Life, and their customers? success is vital, as their gift trees represent thoughts of hope, encouragement and love ? elements worth growing everywhere!