A fig for the Deep South! A Texas AM University release, highly resistant to fruit rot. Alma’s fruit is a beautiful light yellowish green, with light yellow flesh inside. A good drying variety with a high sugar content and excellent flavor. Continuously crops all through the summer. Small eye, moderately closed with a drop of sugar to block the eye from rain, ants, fruit flies and spoilage. This fig tree is one of our most cold hardy, surviving 6F. Fruit ripens mid-July until frost in the South, later further north.NATURALLY GROWN – no synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, fungicides, neo-nictinoids, or other pesticides or toxic ag chemicals used at our nursery
Site requirements: Full sun location. Figs will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Protected locations, such as on the South, East or West side of a building is ideal.
Size at maturity: 8-15′, depending on location, climate and care.
Pollination: This fig requires no pollination in order to set fruit. Fruits are seedless.
Resistant to: This Deep South Fig is resistant to Sour Fig, fruit rot, nematodes. Figs are known for remarkable disease and insect resistance. Ants can get interested in figs and heavy rains can make the current figs rot, so keep well-picked. Figs continue to put on new fruit constantly until frost.
Hardiness: USDA zones 7b-10. Winter protection in zone 6-7 is necessary.
Plant size: 1-2' Tall 'Medium' size
OUR NURSERY IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN 100% FIG BUD MITE FREE.