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Fig 'Bensonhurst Purple' - #3

$59.99

Ficus carica 'Bensonhurst Purple'

Large, deep green, deeply lobed leaves cover this fast growing selection. Summer sees the production of masses of small to medium sized Figs with light brown to purple skin. Vigorous and easy to grow. Heavy producer of sweet tasting Figs. Extremely hardy for the northern garden although plant may die to the ground in winter and come back from roots next year.

Plant Details

Zone: 6-9

Mature Size: 8-10ft High x 8-10ft Wide

Current Size: 21-24"

Container: #3

Growing Tips

Thrives in full sun. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer Prune in late winter to remove any damaged branches. Shorten branches by cutting back to just above a bud. Protect in winter.

Availability and quality confirmed as of Saturday, August 18 2018

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