Category:

DE JEUR

Ficus carica cultivar(under evaluation!)

Syn.

We are currently doing research to find out the correct name of this fig as it's name was changed by the company that introduced it.

Origin

France

BREBA

Yes, bears a small crop of early figs

Description

Bears small to medium sized round to elongated figs with thick necks. The skin is thick, glossy and turns dark purple when ripe. The flesh is good tasting and dark reddish-pink in colour.

Ripens

From February.

Uses

*Good for eating and for growing in containers.

Notes

Height and spread: +2m x +2m

*This is one of our "mistery figs" as the name was changed by the company that originally introduced it to South Africa.

*It is a very slow growing fig and not very vigorous.

*Compact growing with attractive leaves. It will be excellent for pots or small city gardens.

*Up to thus far it has been a light bearer only.

*The breba crop's figs are larger and off better quality than the main crop.

*Only light pruning is advised.

*Showed good tolerance against severe frosts.

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