A superior fig for the Deep South region. A “brown turkey” type fig with heavy production and superior flavor. Handles humidity and wet weather better than most figs. A great fig for backyard use and also marketing. Rare! Our cuttings came from the Gulf area of Mississippi, where it thrives!
CERTIFIED ORGANIC PLANT
Site requirements: Full sun location. Figs will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Protected locations, such as on the South, East or West side of a building is ideal.
Size at maturity: 8-15′, depending on location, climate and care.
Pollination: This fig requires no pollination in order to set fruit. Fruits are seedless.
Resistant to: This Deep South Fig is resistant to Sour Fig, fruit rot, nematodes. Figs are known for remarkable disease and insect resistance. Ants can get interested in figs and heavy rains can make the current figs rot, so keep well-picked. Figs continue to put on new fruit constantly until frost.
Hardiness: USDA zones 7b-10. Winter protection in zone 6 is necessary. In Zone 7 and 8 they do better.
Plant size: CHOOSE SIZE
OUR NURSERY IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN 100% FIG BUD MITE FREE.