The Violette de Bordeaux fig is an AMAZING fig! Its heritage can be traced to the 1600’s in France. Produces 2 crops per year.
It produces small to medium purple-black fruit with the sweetest taste and richest flavor. The figs have a very deep red strawberry pulp. The flavor of this beautiful fig has an amazing distinctive flavor – that is why it has been a favorite for so long. It also has an irresistible fragrance.
The Violette de Bordeaux is excellent for fresh eating, dried and preserves. Considered by many the finest tasting fig. Good for home planting as tree is dwarf.
The Violet de Bordeaux is a natural dwarf tree. Its size makes it perfect as an accent tree for a small space. It is by far one of the best choices for those wanting to grow a fig in a container on a patio or deck. Violette de Bordeaux will thrive in extreme heat, humidity, and drought, and the tree is has very good resistance to pests and disease.
This fig grows to only 6 to 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Trees are ready for harvest in early fall, but if mild climate away from coastal areas, you can expect to enjoy a harvest in midsummer and early fall.
These figs ship bare-root and the size is 2-3′.
- Chill Hours: 100 hours below 45°F
- Hardiness Zones: 5 – 10
- Pollination: Self-fruitful.
- Full Sun
- Bears in 2 to 3 years