- The Black Mission fig is themost popular variety planted in California.
- Rich and sweetwith a hint ofberry flavor.
- Delicious when eaten fresh. dried. or canned.
- Purplish-black skin with a strawberry- colored flesh.
- Long-lived. large tree but can be kept small with pruning.
- Two crops a year- light Breba crop and heavy late crop.
- Fruit splitting is minimal. and the eye is fairly tight. so fruit spoilage is seldom a problem.
- Can be grown on the coast or inland.
- A wonderful container plant.
- Zones 8-9
Protect your tree from sunburn. insects & rodents withPLANT GUARDtreepaint & foliar spray.
Protect your roots from rodents withROOT GUARDthe original gopher wire basket.
Feed your fruit tree withRomeo 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.
- The Premium sized trees. measured from the top of the root ball. are 24-36ﾡﾱ 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.