NAGRONNE (Burnley 1896) Facciola 1990 lists Negronne [Bordeaux, Violette de Bordeaux] - Reasonable breba crop purplish-black skin, pith tinged violet, pulp strawberry, rich. The medium-sized, purplish-black fruit has a sweet, dark red interior and many people consider this variety to be one of the best tasting figs for fresh eating or preserves. I got a couple ripe breba 6-11-14 and main crop in the summer and then in the fall. Rich flavor, good fresh or dried . Protected locations, such as on the South, East or West side of a building is ideal. 2nd place for earliest Ripening Fig Breba goes to... Black Pussy Willow - Salix Gracilistyla 'Melanostachys, Malcara Alaca Balkanlarin Grisi Giant Croatian Type 208 Dumanli Kara Bademli Green Cicirya Malcara Alaca Red Unk Ercan. Figs will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. CERTIFIED ORGANIC PLANT. As Bordeaux: (syns. The breba productivity kinda stunk though because I only pulled about 5 figs from this tree. Violette de Bordeaux is a great fig by many names, including Vista, Negronne, Petite Negri, Valle Calda, Nero 600m, Petite Aubique…. obovate, pith white. $25.00. Our Violette de Bordeaux fig tree is in it's 2nd year and growing well (about 8' x 8' now), and looks healthy with lots of fruit. Fruit is small to midsize. your own Pins on Pinterest Healthy other tree and nice plant. Main crop small, spherical/pyriform. The breba productivity kinda stunk though because I … Click for descriptions of Ross’ flavor groups. In Provence, this variety is known as Violette de Bordeaux, while in the southwest of France, it is called Figue de Marseille! It’s a strong form fig with a main crop not early ripening but not especially late, flavor of strawberry jam, with possibly a little more resin than usual that scientists say gives figs their characteristic flavor. Which I hear is pretty rare to have breba. Violette de Bordeaux The Violet de Bordeaux 3rd yr in ground has finally hit it's maturity level. This fig created a sensation and fairly ignited the fig renaissance in California when we discovered it on a rare fruit growers' journey to the doomed fig orchard at UC Davis in summer 1987. Violette de Bordeaux A small, super, jet black fig from Spainl, considered by many to be the very best tasting fig. In addition to its main crop, Violette de Bordeaux may ripen a small early crop, known as a breba crop, producing figs usually larger but less sweet than main crop figs. Negronne may produce a breba crop in mild climates and is an excellent choice for all fig growing regions with excellent cold hardiness. Regular price. Leaves of Ischia Black are small, nonlobed or 3-lobed, surface dull; those of Bordeaux are medium, 3- to 5-lobed, deeply cleft, surface glossy. The Violette de Bordeaux figs are small jet-black fruit with dark red flesh. Violette de Bordeaux fig trees often produce a breba crop. It's very hardy, good for cold climates.Two crops. Adaptable to pruning and training. The figs are top notch this year in terms of taste. The figs are top notch this year in terms of taste. Hi gardeners! It's been hot here lately and it's helped it ripen sooner. Violette de Bordeaux fig plant.berry flavor fig, growing in ground in Georgia, has two crops, breba are bigger then main crop, but main is more berries. A dwarf growth habit makes Fig 'Violette de Bordeaux' well adapted for containers. It is a reliable rooter. To further complicate matters, there exists at Aix-en-Provence a very nearly resemblng variety, 'Negronne.' Sale. So flavorful and multi-faceted, Violette de Bordeaux may be the most highly recommended of all cold climate figs for growing in pots. Nice well rooted plant in 15 oz cup. It has a dark exterior and interior, with an intense berry-fig flavor. 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