'Violette De Bordeaux' Fig
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. Order now for summer or fall 2016 shipping.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.