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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

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

Growing

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

    Identification

    • Fruit colourGreen - light