Ficus 'Violette de Bordeaux' Fig

Ficus 'Violette de Bordeaux' Fig

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SKU 25976
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Key Characteristics

5 - 8

Mature Height

10 Feet

Mature Width

8 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Ficus 'Violette de Bordeaux' Fig

'Violette de Bordeaux' Fig is a pleasingly compact variety that offers both beauty and scrumptious fruit all in a convenient, container sized package. Its pretty spring and summer flowers turn into plump, purple fruit with sweet pink flesh that is a perfectly tasty and healthy treat for fresh eating. Every garden should have an edible component, and this fig adds beautiful blooms and fragrance as well as delicious edibles to the garden. This self-fertile fig produces twice a year and preforms best in full sunlight. It's also disease, drought, and pest tolerant so very easy to maintain and take care of. 'Violette de Bordeaux' grows quickly and needs very little tending to flourish. It will do well in a bed or as a border or plant it in a container and have fresh figs at your fingertips. Try it out in your kitchen garden and you won't be disappointed.

Figs love the sun. They perform best in the sunniest spot as well as having a well drained soil. Figs are perfectly ripe when they are at the point of falling apart. Once they fall off, they don't ripen much more so make sure you pick them at the proper time. They are super easy to maintain and are a true gourmet delight. You will never completely enjoy a fig until you grow it yourself. Also, deer leave them alone.

Product Details

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Genus Ficus
Species carica
Variety 'Violette de Bordeaux'
Product Classification Fruit
Habit Dwarf
USDA Zone Low 5
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Season Start Late Summer
Resistance Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Special Features Easy Care Plants, Edible, Indoor Growing
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cuisine
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions AZ, GU, HI, PR, VI
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