Figs make ideal candidates for espalier or container planting. Forms a round top spreading tree up to 4-5m. Frost tolerant and deciduous. Figs love their roots restricted - Contain that Plant. Small to medium-dark purple to black fruit with red flesh, very sweet. Early cropping variety with late crop in warm areas. Leaves deeply divided. Similar to Fig Black Mission. Spreading habit and can reach 4-5m if not pruned.
Best in a pot or espaliered against a warm sheltered wall in cooler districts.
Rich in fibre and iron - instant energy food.
Established tree will bear 6-12kg fruit.
They love their roots being restricted and you do not have to have the large sprawling tree that your grandmother grew.