Return to the Fig Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Celeste at Whole Foods

Posted by geoffs_ri 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 14, 11 at 11:40

The local Whole Foods supermarket is now stocking two varieties of fig trees in it's home gardening section...celeste and brown turkey.

Does anyone have any experience with these plants from Whole Foods regarding health, accuracy of labeling, etc? As a side note, I did end up returning starter plants labeled as genovese basil...which it was clearly not.

Also, if I do decide to buy a Celeste ($20), any tips on what to look for in terms of identification...leaves, etc.

Thanks,
Geoff


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Celeste at Whole Foods

For that price, I'd go to a reputable nursery nearby and be sure of what you are getting.


 o
RE: Celeste at Whole Foods

You should look at the nursery label who sold it to Whole Foods. Every plant I've seen at my local Whole Foods in San Jose still has the original nursery tag in it. Then you can reference that nursery (google search/call them) for reputation.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Fig Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here