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PlantFiles: Common Fig, Edible Fig, Higo
Ficus carica 'Violette du Bordeaux'

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Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ficus (FY-kus) (Info)
Species: carica (KAIR-ih-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Violette du Bordeaux
Additional cultivar information: (aka Negronne)

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

10 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 30, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Medium sized dark skinned variety. Good fresh or dried.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Ceres, California
San Leandro, California
Baldwin, New York



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