FIG 'DIGGERS PURPLE HEART'

FIG 'DIGGERS PURPLE HEART'

Ficus carica 'Diggers Purple Heart'
Member $19.95
Donated to Diggers by Cheryl Dingle, a Diggers member in central Victoria. Cheryl's tree came from a cutting from a farm in Alexandra. The tree was reported to have been brought into Australia by a Spanish/Italian (not sure which) immigrant in the late 1800's. The distinctive heart-shaped leaf meant that Cheryl called it 'The Heart Fig' and described it as 'the Rolls Royce of figs' when she gave it to us. Once we tasted it, we understood her name for it - it's a cut above the pack! Delicious sweet fruit with a thin skin that means you can eat the fruit whole (and you'll NEVER see this one at the supermarket!).
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PLANTS: WFRR
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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, a Diggers member in central Victoria. Cheryl's tree came from a cutting from a farm in Alexandra. The tree was reported to have been brought into Australia by a Spanish/Italian (not sure which) immigrant in the late 1800's. The distinctive heart-shaped leaf meant that Cheryl called it 'The Heart Fig' and described it as 'the Rolls Royce of figs' when she gave it to us. Once we tasted it, we understood her name for it - it's a cut above the pack! Delicious sweet fruit with a thin skin that means you can eat the fruit whole (and 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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