Osborne Prolific Fig


$29.95

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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. Also referenced as Neverella Fig.


Growing Considerations for Osborne Prolific Fig

USDA Zones: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Harvest Period: Very Late

Low Chill: Yes

Uses: Fresh Eating, Canning / Preserves

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Years to Bear: 1 year

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Recommended Spacing: 8-12 ft.


Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*;  Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).

 

*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.


Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries 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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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.