Violette de Bordeaux Fig Tree

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  • Violette de Bordeaux figs are known for their fine flavor and are a long-time favorite!
  • Small to medium size purple-black fruit with a very deep red strawberry pulp and a distinctively rich flavor. 
  • Excellent fresh or dried. 
  • Self-fertile
  • Two crops per year- one light breba crop and a heavy late crop.
  • Closed eye. 
  • A wonderful container plant
  • Similar flavor to Black Mission Fig
  • Zones 7-9

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Protect your tree from sunburn, insects & rodents with PLANT GUARD tree paint & foliar spray.


Protect your roots from rodents with ROOT GUARD the original gopher wire basket. 


Feed your fruit tree with Romeo Plant Food. This water-soluble fertilizer is great for in-ground or in-container growing. 


  • No customer pick-up.
  • We can ship our "Other Edibles" (non-citrus plants) and growing accessories to most states, including Texas, Arizona, or Florida. 
  • Sorry, we do not ship any items to the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico or to API/APO addresses, or to other countries at this time.
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    • The Primo sized trees, measured from the top of the root ball, are 18"-36” tall.
    • The Entry sized trees measure 12-18" tall.
    • Within a month of delivery, we suggest repotting into a larger (10-12" diameter) container.
    • Like citrus trees, deciduous trees appreciate a well-aerated growing medium that retains moisture and also drains well.  Provide full sun, regular feeding, and good drainage to keep the tree happy and productive.

    Growing Conditions

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    Full Sun-Part Shade

    Provide 6 or more hours of direct sunlight per day.

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    12’-15’ MATURE TREE

    When planted in the ground, tree will reach 12’-15’ at maturity. In a container, this naturally semi dwarf tree will stay much smaller, especially with judicious pruning.

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    Violette de Bordeaux Figs are self-fruitful and do not require pollination.

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    Season when fruit typically ripens in California

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    Hardy to 5 ºF

    Protect when temperatures fall below 5 degrees Fahrenheit.