The Black Genoa is a wonderful fig with a dark purple almost black skin and a rich jewel red coloured flesh. They are a robust and vigorous grower producing a large volume of super-sweet fruit. As a deciduous tree, it will lose its leaves in winter. Suitable to grow in a large pot or in the ground.
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- Scientific Name
- Ficus Carica ‘Black Genoa’
- Fruiting Months
- October, November, December, January, February, March (calendar)
- Purchase Height
- 1 - 2.5 feet
- Maximum Height
- 2-5 metres
- Pot Size
- 5 Litres
- Propagation Method
Top Tips for Planting
- Plant in full sun
- Prefers well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter
Top Tips for Growing
- Regular watering
- Benefits from a good fertiliser applied as directed
Is it suitable for growing in pots?
Figs grow and produce well in a large pot 75 Litres plus.
How much water does it require?
Fig trees require regular watering.
When will it start fruiting?
Your Fig tree may well produce its first few fruit within 12-24 months of planting. Once they are more mature they will often have a large summer harvest followed by a smaller mid-Autumn harvest.
Fruit Trees make Great Gifts!
How about giving a Fruit Tree for someone's birthday or special occasion?
For something extra special, you can choose a tree that will bear fruit around that time.
Check out our Fruiting Calendar to find the perfect variety.
Not sure what to choose? Consider a gift card.