The Mysteries of Growing Negronne Figs
Growing your own food is not just a trend, it’s a way of life. Growing fruits can be satisfying and exciting. If you are curious about growing figs, Negronne fig should be on your list.
What is a Negronne Fig?
Negronne fig or commonly known as Violette de Bordeaux is an ancient variety that comes from France. It has small to medium-sized fruit that ripens into purple-black with red flesh inside. Its flavor is sweet and juicy with hints of raspberry and strawberry.
How Long Does It Take to Grow?
Growing Negronne figs will take some patience as they grow slowly compared to other varieties. Typically, it takes three years for a young tree to bear fruit but some gardeners say that it could take up to five years.
However, the wait will be worth it because once the tree starts producing fruit; it will continue producing for decades as long as you care for it properly.
Tips in Growing Your Own Fig Trees
Firstly, make sure that you choose the right location where the tree can get enough sunlight throughout the day.
Secondly, ensure good drainage by planting them in raised beds or pots filled with well-draining soil mixtures.
Thirdly, water consistently especially during hot summer months when they need moisture most often than not.
With all these tips combined plus careful attention towards caring for your trees such as pruning their branches every few years – eventually yielding delicious treats year after year!