Ficus carica 'Violet de Bordeaux'
Deciduous fruiting fig tree producing a copious amount of 1" purple figs with violet flesh July through late September. The flavor of the fruit is sweet and juicy. 'Violet de Bordeaux' is an old world variety cultivated since the 17th century. It is reported to be more cold hardy than most varieties. In addition, Violet de Bordeaux is the most compact fig we grow, only reaching a mature height of around 5' tall! Plant in full sun. Give good drainage and average water. Do not let dry out when the fruit is ripening. USDA zones 6-9 in cold hardiness.