Violette de Bordeaux


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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.  Also referred to as Negronne Fig. Figs are 2-3 feet in height when shipped.

Growing Considerations for Violette de Bordeaux

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

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Harvest Period: Very Late

Low Chill: Yes

Uses: Fresh Eating, Canning / Preserves

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.