$5.00 – $15.00
Ischia Fig is an excellent, medium sized, sweet, green to greenish yellow, thin skinned fig with red flesh that resembles a strawberry when peeled. These are especially attractive when used in a fruit salad. It is recommended for areas with short summers.
About Ischia Fig
Ischia Fig is an excellent, medium sized, sweet, green to greenish yellow, thin skinned fig with red flesh that resembles a strawberry when peeled. These are especially attractive when used in a fruit salad. It is recommended for areas with short summers. This cultivar offers much to the home gardener. It is small in ultimate size, so even small yards can contain one without difficulty. It bears from mid-season till late in the season to extend the harvest and the quality is excellent. The figs possess a fine, excellent flavor either fresh or dried. Due to its fairly well closed, small eye, they are resistant to spoilage by either weather or insects. Originally from Spain. It makes a small tree when mature and is one of the best to grow in containers.
- Latin Name: Ficus carica 'Ischia'
- Also Known As: Verte, Green Ischia, Coeur, Ischia Green, Verdale
- Zone: 7-9
- Light: Full Sun, 1/2 Day Sun
- Pollination: Self-fertile.
- Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
- Size at Maturity: 6-8 ft. tall, smaller with pruning
- Bloom Time:
- Harvest Time: June, August, September, October, November
- Type: Cutting Grown
- Yield: 10-15 lbs or more.
- Food Forest Use:
1 gallon, 1 quart, 2 gallon, 3 gallon, 5 gallon
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A guide to choosing the right size
1 Quart = Available for immediate dispatch. Plants are between 3in-36in in height. They are like small plug plants with deep (5in) roots that will get established very quickly.
Bareroot = Field grown plants that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April.
1 Gallon & larger = Container grown or bare root plants (planted in containers while dormant) and can be planted all year round. Nursery standard container size (also called #1). The size refers to the amount of soil that the container holds which is slightly less than 1 gallon. Please note that at the moment we do not ship gallon and larger plants.