'Ischia Green' Fig

'Ischia Green' Fig

$ 35.00
Ficus carica

This prized fig has light green skin and strawberry red flesh. The flavor is so sweet it tastes like jam. Medium sized fig that comes in late season. Produces a good early crop, called the "breba crop". This fig is originally from the island of Ischia, located in the Gulf of Naples.

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. conatiner. 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.