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Tree Ficus carica 'Black Genoa' Black Fig, Common Edible Fig




Description A fast growing, medium sized deciduous tree growing 3-5 metres tall. During summer, this variety produces masses of excellent quality, delicious dark red fleshed fruit with purple-green coloured skin. Self-pollinating and producing two crops per year, it is a reliable and heavy cropper with a vigorous spreading habit. This is a great variety for making jams, drying or eating fresh.    
Mature Size 3-5 x 3m    
Uses Plant as a specimen tree in the landscape or as a group for an orchard affect. A fantastic fig variety best eaten fresh off the tree or made into jam.    
Position & Soil Hardy and frost tolerant, figs grow best in a warm dry climate. Prefers light free-draining, neutral soil in a warm and sunny position. Enrich soil with well decomposed manure or compost and mulch well. Water well while it is fruiting.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.3-1.6m)
• 50cm/52L (1.7-2.2m)
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