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Fig 'Violette de Bordeaux'

Fig 'Violette de Bordeaux'
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Deciduous, self-fruiting tree produces sweet, small to medium-size, purple figs in spring and summer. Smaller growing tree has an upright, spreading habit. Good variety for containers or small spaces.

Plant with Lavender


  • Landscape Size: 7'-15' tall, 7'-15' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Attracts Birds, Fruiting, Edible Fruit

See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.


Green Thumb Guide

Flourishes in well draining, enriched soil. Prune annually to remove dead or dying branches and to shape. Feed with a citrus and fruit fertilizer before new growth appears in spring.

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)



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