Excellent cold hardiness! Originally discovered in the Versailles gardens thriving during the colder winter months, this special variety would be cold hardy in a protected area in zone 6. Due to it's compact form, it can also be grown in a larger pot in colder areas. The sweetly flavored fruit has a nice red blush, and great for baking or eating fresh. Grows 3-5' tall and wide in sunny to lightly shaded areas. Zones 6-10.
- Hardiness Zones 6-10
- Light Required Full Sun
- Spread 6 - 10 feet
- Height 6 - 10 feet
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Botanical Name :Ficus carica 'Violette de Bordeaux'
Light Required :Full Sun
Spread :6 - 10 feet
Offer Size :Dormant 2" Pot
Form :Deciduous tree, small fruit
Height :6 - 10 feet
Spacing :6 - 10 feet
Foliage :Large, tropical, glossy green lobed leaves; low and bushy.
Flower Form :Inconspicuous. Closed eye.
Blooms :Late Summer, Fall
Fruit :Small- to medium-sized, purple-black fruit with a very deep red strawberry-colored flesh and distinctive sweet, rich flavor.
Pollinator :Self pollinating.
Depth :Plant at the same depth it was in the nursery.
Pruning :Prune the fig tree annually each fall during the first three growing seasons to establish a strong structure. Remove branches with weak-angled branch crotches, which are prone to breaking. Thin out rubbing and crossing branches. Cut dead, broken and dise
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
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