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Dalmatie fig trees

Ficus carica

Dalmatie is a popular green-fruited fig. The fruits are large, with a well-regarded flavour.

Dalmatie fig trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 7L pot-grown tree £34.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

How to grow

As with all figs, plant in full sun in a sheltered spot. If planting in the ground, restrict the roots with paving slabs. Alternatively plant in a large container.

Dalmatie is less vigorous than most figs.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

As the name suggests, this variety probably originated from Dalmatia, on the coast of Croatia.

Dalmatie characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • CroppingLight
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Flavour qualityGood
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Growing

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • SunlightPrefers full sun

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)Hot (>30C / 86F)

Identification

  • Fruit colourGreen - light