Cricket Hill Garden

Fig, 'Alma'

$ 35
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 potted plant shipment to: WA, WY, UT, OR, ND, NM, NV, MT, LA, ID, FL, AZ. These states are permitted for bare root shipment. Order now for late summer / early fall shipping.

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