Osborne Prolific fig is a yellow, striped purplish-brown skin on ribs, opalescent flesh. Medium size fruit and tree. Osborne Prolific fig has a low heat requirement, a long-time favorite in cool coastal areas. Will even fruit in partially shady areas! Modest breba crop, good main crop.
Growing Considerations for Osborne Prolific Fig
USDA Zone: 7,8,9,10,11
Pollination: Self-Fertile variety
Fruit Storage: Fair
Mature Size: 12-20 ft.
Recommended Spacing: 12-20 ft.
Uses: Fresh eating, dessert, jams, drying
Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Years to bear: 1-3 years
Shape when shipped: whip(no branching)
*Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 inch caliper (width around trunk) 4-6 ft. in field (trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped)
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Note on Shipping:
Our fig trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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