Violette de Bordeaux


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Violette de Bordeaux fig tree is an excellent mission-type fig for cooler summer locations. The Violette de Bordeaux figs are small jet-black fruit with dark red flesh. Rich flavor, good fresh or dried . Violette de Bordeaux fig trees often produce a breba crop.  Good for container culture or small spaces due to its naturally small size.  Our most cold hardy fig variety. Also referred to as Negronne Fig. Figs are 2-3 feet in height when shipped.  Please see below for further information on our fig varieties for sale.

Growing Considerations for Violette de Bordeaux

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

Uses: Fresh Eating, Canning / Preserves

Harvest Period: Very Late

Low Chill: Yes

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Years to Bear: 1 year

Recommended Spacing: 8-12 ft.

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

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

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)


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 since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. 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.