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Violette de Bordeaux

The Violette de Bordeaux is considered by some to be the finest flavored of all fig varieties. Adapted to the cooler climates ,this is a popular selection for the Pacific Northwest and the Coastal western climates. Also known as the Negronne fig, the tree produces both an early season breba crop in most climates and plenty of fruit in the main crop. Dark black skinned, mission type fruit is small to medium in size but far better in taste than the Black Mission. A natural dwarf tree
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USDA ZONES: 7-9 Outdoors
 
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Violette de Bordeaux is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Ficus Carica "Violette de Bordeaux"

The Violette de Bordeaux is considered by some to be the finest flavored of all fig varieties. Adapted to the cooler climates ,this is a popular selection for the Pacific Northwest and the Coastal western climates. Also known as the Negronne fig, the tree produces both an early season breba crop in most climates and plenty of fruit in the main crop. Dark black skinned, mission type fruit is small to medium in size but far better in taste than the Black Mission. The rich flavor of the Violette de Bordeaux makes it highly desirable for cooking and baking. But the real treat is right off the tree for fresh eating. The fruit is a rich and juicy with strawberry colored flesh and even has hints of strawberry and honey in the flavor of the fruit. Very hardy and very suite to container growing or for growing in limited space. The tree is a natural dwarf typically grows less than 10 feet tall. The close eye makes it less likely to spoil
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Strawberry red
Ripens:
September -
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water/drought tolerant
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 6.5
Tree Size:
The Violette de Bordeaux is a natural dwarf that grows less than 10 feet tall. it can make and excellent hedge plant or accent shrub.
Years to Bear:
2
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 28° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 9
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
None
Size & Spacing

The Violette de Bordeaux is a natural dwarf that grows less than 10 feet tall. it can make and excellent hedge plant or accent shrub.

Plant 5 to 8 feet on center. Ideal for high density planting

Planting & Care
Figs are adapted to a wide range of soil types only requiring good drainage. Plant in full sun with at least 8 hours of direct sunlight favoring the morning sun. Figs require very little extra attention other than to control the size and spread of the tree. Drought tolerant once established, water regularly the first year and then back off the second year in the ground. Violette de Bordeaux is a great selection for container growing. Also very good as a hedge plant planted 5 feet on center
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