Fig - Violette de Bordeaux Ficus carica

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VIOFIG

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$5.95
Our passion for figs continues to grow as we discover new varieties and the ease at which they grow.
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  • Violette de Bordeaux Fig

     

     

     

    Ficus carica. -Fig Violette de Bordeaux  

     

    Information below is only the potential the plant has. You will be receiving one plant between 3 and 8 inches in height shipped in a 3 inch deep pot.

     

    Our passion for figs continues to grow as we discover new varieties and the ease at which they grow. We now have several varieties with varying cold hardiness to satisfy the collector of these beautiful Mediterranean specimens. The Violette de Bordeaux is our latest selection, with such an alluring name you would be hard pressed not to fall in love with it. Rated to zone 7 many homes can enjoy growing this cultivar outdoors year round. See below for more growing info.


     

     

    Violette de Bordeaux

     

    Plant Characteristics

     

    Fruit/Flower/Aroma Characteristics

    Plant Height

    12 - 20 feet

     

    Fruit

    Productive

    Common form

    Tree or shrub 

     

            

    Size of Fruit

    Small, purple to black

     

    Growth

    Vigorous shoot growth

     

    Quality

    Excellent

    Leaves

    Green

     

    Comments

     

     

    Culture

    Soil

    Well-drained soil. Will not tolerate excessively wet soil but needs ample moisture during fruiting.

    Exposure

    Full sun, often planted near a structure.

    Application

    Lanscape, container

    Zone

    7 - 10a

    Comments

    Figs respond to minute amounts of fertilizer during growing season.