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Violette de Bordeaux Dwarf Fig Tree

Ficus carica 'Violette de Bordeaux'

$63.50

Fan of the Black Mission Fig? You’re going to adore this long-loved Dwarf Fig! The Violette de Bordeaux is a highly sought-after French variety with deep almost-black skin and wonderful flavor. This tree naturally grows smaller than other fig trees, making it perfect for gardeners with smaller spaces or growing in pots!

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Description

  • Size: Single # 5 container
  • Shipping Size: 25″-35″ tall (excluding pot)
  • Light Needs: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Growing Zones: 7-10
  • Mature Height: 8-15′ Naturally Dwarf Tree
  • Harvest: Early Summer/Fall
  • Does Not Ship To:  Alaska, Hawaii

Features: 

  • 2-3 Year Old Tree
  • Fruits in just 1-2 years
  • Also called ‘Negronne Fig’
  • Excellent variety for cooking and baking or eating raw!
  • Dark purple skin and berry-pink flesh
  • Pick when deep in color and soft
  • Large, tropical-looking leaves, highly ornamental
  • Fig Trees fruit twice a year. Once in early summer and once in fall.
  • The first crop of the year is called the ‘Breba’, usually a small harvest
  • The second crop is the ‘Main’ crop and is usually the larger harvest
  • Easy to grow

Care Tip

Plant in organically rich soil with good drainage. Water regularly until it becomes established. Takes partial to full sun and requires pruning once a year to to help promote new growth in the spring.

Details

Water NeedsModerate
Light NeedsFull Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom ColorBrown, Purple
Growth HabitCompact
Box Dimensions47 × 11 × 11 in
Item Weight20 lbs

Growing Zones

USDA Growing Zone Map
degrees(F) Zone degrees(C)
-40 to -30 3 -40 to -34.4
-30 to -20 4 -40 to -34.4
-20 to -10 5 -28.9 to -23.3
-10 to 0 6 -23.3 to -17.8
0 to 10 7 -17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20 8 -12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30 9 -6.7 to -1.1
30 to 40 10 -1.1 to 4.4
40 to 50 11 4.4 to 10