Cricket Hill Garden

Fig, Violette De Bordeaux

$ 40
Ficus carica

This French fig produces luscious black fruit with rich strawberry red flesh. A natural dwarf, this tree is very well suited for growing in containers. It also has longer and finer leaves than most fig trees, making it a beautiful ornamental. It ripens late (early to mid-October in CT depending on the season), but reliably. Figs are elongated and small to medium in size. Produces a good early crop, called the "breba crop".

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 18-24", 2 gal. size with a dense root system. 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 ok for fall bare root shipment. 

When we ship: FALL 2022. Ordering for this tree will open in late spring 2022. If you would like an email notification for when this tree is back in stock, please sign up with the button below.

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