Violette De Bordeaux Fig is an excellent mission-type fig for cooler areas. Small jet-black fruit with dark red flesh. Rich flavor, good fresh or dried . Violette De Bordeaux fig often produces a breba crop, very hardy. Good for container culture or small spaces due to its naturally small size.

Growing Considerations for Violette de Bordeaux Fig trees

USDA Zone: 6,7,8,9,10,11

Pollination: Self-Fertile variety

Fruit Storage: Fair

Mature Size: 7-12 ft.

Recommended Spacing: 7-12 ft.

Ripens: Late

Uses: Fresh eating, dessert, jams, drying

Rootstock: own

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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