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Violette de Bordeaux dark purple fruit with pink-red flesh
Violette de Bordeaux dark purple fruit sitting on wooden table
Violette de Bordeaux dark purple fruit with pink-red flesh
Violette de Bordeaux dark purple fruit sitting on wooden table

SELF-POLLINATING FLAVORFUL FRUIT AND IRRESISTIBLE FRAGRANCE

FEATURES:

  • Heirloom variety with sweet purple fruit ripening late summer through fall
  • Uniquely shaped, large dark-green leaves wonderfully accent the tree
  • Self-pollinating fruit; only one is needed to produce fruit
  • In warmer climates, you can expect two harvests: one in early summer and one in fall
  • Excellent in patio containers
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships in a plant-safe designed box

    Growth Facts

    • Hardiness Zone: 5-10
    • Mature Height: 6-10' tall
    • Mature Width: 5-8' wide
    • Exposure: Full Sun
    • Spacing: 8-10' apart

    Violette de Bordeaux Fig

    Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

    Ficus carica 'Violette de Bordeaux'

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    SELF-POLLINATING FLAVORFUL FRUIT AND IRRESISTIBLE FRAGRANCE

    FEATURES:

    • Heirloom variety with sweet purple fruit ripening late summer through fall
    • Uniquely shaped, large dark-green leaves wonderfully accent the tree
    • Self-pollinating fruit; only one is needed to produce fruit
    • In warmer climates, you can expect two harvests: one in early summer and one in fall
    • Excellent in patio containers
    • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
    • Ships in a plant-safe designed box

      Growth Facts

      • Hardiness Zone: 5-10
      • Mature Height: 6-10' tall
      • Mature Width: 5-8' wide
      • Exposure: Full Sun
      • Spacing: 8-10' apart

      Why plant Violette de Bordeaux Fig?

      Figs, figs everywhere! You'll be harvesting figs nonstop with the wonderfully decidant Violette de Bordeaux Fig tree produces it's signature two crops. That's right, Violette produces two crops of fine figs each year. Take up those cooking classes you've been interested in to put those figs to use and show off for your friends and family. You won't find a nicer fig tree than Violette as not only the fruits are able to be used in cooking, but the leaves as well. Wrap chicken or fish in the leaves when cooking to bring out the delectable coconut flavor housed in the leaves. This tree will not let you down or bore you with how useful it will be in your edible landscape. Save money on fresh produce and cooking wraps with the Violette de Bordeaux Fig tree.

      Violette de Bordeaux Fig dates back to 16th century France where it was grown near Paris and enjoyed for it's two crops and delicious fruit. Sometimes referred to as Negronne, there was some debate over whether the two names were describing the same fig. Both trees were determined to be the same tree once Negronne was brought over to California years after Violette was already introduced into the landscape.

      How to use Violette de Bordeaux Fig in the landscape?

      A natural dwarf tree, Violette de Bordeaux adds big impact in a small package. From the tropical leaves to the dark-skinned fruit with rosy strawberry-colored flesh, Violette is a great choice for backyard orchards everywhere. Use Violette as a makeshift hedge and leave any low-hanging branches remaining to block out any unsightly views.

      Planting Zones

      Hardiness Zone: 6-10

      How To Plant Violette de Bordeaux Fig

      Violette requires a location with full sun to produce the best fruit harvest. Fig trees are very versatile trees whether planted in the landscape or used in a container so do not feel pressured to plant Violette in the ground if you have the perfect container for this fig tree.

      How To Water

      Water well when tree first arrives. Fig trees don’t like wet feet, so they don’t require to be watered too often. Water every 10 days to 2 weeks.

      How Does Shipping Work?

      Size Small (AAA), Medium (A2A), and Large (AA) plants (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.

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      Jonathan Fremerman
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      Was great, very helpful and quick to respond to questions, even shipped it early when i asked them to. Fig tree arrived beautiful and full of leaves, looked very happy, 10/10 would do again

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