BLACK JACK

$36.95

The Black Jack fig fruit is large to very large purplish-brown. Strawberry flesh with taste like Black Mission. Whereas Black Mission is a very large tree, Black Jack Fig is a small spreading tree that does well in pots. If sold out, consider Violette De Bordeaux as an alternative.


Certified Organic Fig Tree

CCOF Almost all of our apple trees (exception noted) and a few other select fruit trees and berries grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO).

Growing Considerations for Black Jack Fig trees

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

Pollination: Self-Fertile variety

Fruit Storage: Fair

Mature Size: 7-10 ft.

Recommended Spacing: 7-10 ft.

Ripens: Late

Uses: Fresh eating, dessert,jams

Rootstock: own

Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Years to bear: 1-3 years

Shape when shipped: Lightly Feathered (some branching)

*Size supplied when shipped: 5/8  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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