Fig ‘Violette de Bordeaux’

Ficus carica ‘Violette de Bordeaux’


Dwarf French variety

A dwarf variety producing dark purple, rich flavored fruits. Any fig lover's favorite. This variety produces gorgeous dark purple-black skinned fruits with flavorful, sweet deep wine-red colored flesh. The fruit is wonderful eaten fresh or dried. A dwarf variety that thrives even in containers. Excellent cold hardiness. Height 6'.

Figs can be grown as trees or pruned to be kept as bushes. In cooler zones, fig branches die back to ground in winter and re-grow again each year, generally maintaining a bushy appearance. The main fruit crop occurs on the current year's growth although some varieties also have an additional early crop (Breba crop) on old growth. Figs prefer moist, well-drained soil and can be grown in containers or the landscape.

  • Fruiting Time(s): August-November