'Alma' Fig

'Alma' Fig

$ 30.00
Ficus carica

This fig comes from the breeding program at Texas A&M University. The fruit is a beautiful light yellow-green. White interior flesh has a reddish center. It has a good sugar content and an excellent flavor. A good variety for drying. Small eye, moderately closed with a drop of resin to block the eye from spoiling rain and insects. One of the most cold hardy figs.

Size at maturity: Varies according to training technique, pruning and winter die-back.

Cultivation: Plant in rich, well-drained soil in an area that receives six hours of sun.

Zone hardiness: 7-10. In zones 6 and below winter protection is necessary.

Plant size: Trees are about 18-24" with a dense root system, shipped in a 2 gal. container. This size tree will likely fruit in 1-2 years if given proper care.

Shipping Restrictions: Shipment prohibited to CA. No summer (potted plant) shipment to: WA, WY, UT, OR, ND, NM, NV, MT, LA, ID, FL, AZ. These states are permitted for fall bare root shipment. Order now for summer or fall 2016 shipping.

Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.