$5.00 – $15.00
Kadota Fig is a very ancient variety, praised by Pliny (23-79 A.D.) as an excellent drying fig. A medium to large, richly flavored, sweet fig with a greenish yellow skin and amber flesh. This is a choice, all purpose fig that is both vigorous and precocious.
About Kadota Fig
Kadota Fig is a very ancient variety, praised by Pliny (23-79 A.D.) as an excellent drying fig. A medium to large, richly flavored, sweet fig with a greenish yellow skin and amber flesh. This is a choice, all purpose fig that is both vigorous and precocious. It is delicious fresh or dried and is the most commonly canned fig. The quality is excellent, especially in hot, dry weather. The tree is a strong grower which needs little pruning and it bears twice per year. An upright grower that is well adapted to the Southwest and drier areas of the South. Requires heat to develop good flavor and texture. It is currently one of the most important fig cultivars being grown.
- Latin Name: Ficus carica 'Kadota'
- Also Known As: White Kadota, Daterro, Dottato
- 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:
- Origin: 23-79 A.D.
1 quart, 1 gallon, 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.