Cold Hardy Fig Varieties: Tips For Growing Winter Hardy Figs - Figs enjoy warmer temps and probably won’t do too well if you live in say, USDA zone 5. Fear not fig lovers living in cool regions; there are some cold hardy fig varieties. Find out what some of these are in this article. Click here now.
Of the hundreds of fig varieties grown, the amber-colored Calimyrna, from California, is most common in the United States. This is the kind we've used in our recipes. Black Mission figs, which are a little less sweet, are also widely available.