FIG 'DIGGERS PURPLE HEART'

FIG 'DIGGERS PURPLE HEART'

Ficus carica 'Diggers Purple Heart'
Member $19.95
Donated to Diggers by Cheryl Dingle, aÿDiggers member in Victoria. Cheryl's tree came from a cutting from a farm in Alexandra, and was reported to have been brought into Australia by a Spanish or Italian immigrant in the late 1800s. Cheryl named it `The Heart Fig' after the distinctive heart-shaped leaf, and described it as `the Rolls Royce of figs'. Once we tasted it, we couldn't agree more! Delicious, sweet fruit with a thin skin that means you can eat the fruit whole. You'll NEVER see this one at the supermarket!
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PLANTS: WFRR
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas

Growing Information

Heat Zone 1.0 - 12.0
Height To 4m
Position in FULL SUN
Harvest in Jan - Apr
Pot Size: Tree Pot
Cold Zone 8 - 11
Width To 4m
Drought tolerant once established
DECIDUOUS

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

FIG 'DIGGERS PURPLE HEART'

Ficus carica 'Diggers Purple Heart'
Member $19.95
Donated to Diggers by Cheryl Dingle, aÿDiggers member in Victoria. Cheryl's tree came from a cutting from a farm in Alexandra, and was reported to have been brought into Australia by a Spanish or Italian immigrant in the late 1800s. Cheryl named it `The Heart Fig' after the distinctive heart-shaped leaf, and described it as `the Rolls Royce of figs'. Once we tasted it, we couldn't agree more! Delicious, sweet fruit with a thin skin that means you can eat the fruit whole. You'll NEVER see this one at the supermarket!
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PLANTS: WFRR
Due to quarantine, cannot post to Overseas
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