This fig is said to be from the island of Madeira in Portugal. The Black Madeira fig is a dark fig with a dark red interior. It is a highly desirable and sought after fig. Black Madeira has a fruity flavor, is sugary sweet and can become very thick and syrupy the further it ripens. Many enthusiasts say it is one of the best tasting figs. This fig likes heat, full sun and a longer growing season. It can be challenging to grow in some locations.
Produces one crop in mid-October here in north Jersey
Origin: University of California-Davis
Available in 5 gallon nursery containers Summer 2019