Ficus carica Black Genoa
A fast growing, medium sized deciduous tree. Will produce an abundance of delicious dark red fleshed fruit with purple-green coloured skin in summer.
Figs grow best in well draining soil in a warm and sunny position. They are and hardy and frost tolerant. Mulch well and keep the water up to them when fruiting.
Can be planted as a feature tree and when paired with other edibles are a staple of any meditteranean style garden. A delicious fig best eaten still warm off the tree in summer with soft cheeses or made into paste or jam.