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  • Anticipation!

    Waiting on my very first fig grown from a cutting - De tres esplets! I'm determined not to pick it too early but don't have a lot of experience judging.

    Any guidance would be greatly appreciated!

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    Salvatore - my students call me SC
    Zone 6a, SW Cleveland

  • #2
    The more ugly it gets, the better.

    Do you have pests? May need to protect it in some way if this is your first go around. Birds, ants, dogs, neighbors…

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    • JT1923
      JT1923 commented
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      This. Ugly fig = tasty fig.

  • #3
    It needs to sag more, get some wrinkles...maybe a few skin cracks. It'll be ready.

    Looking good though....don't let temptation get you, few more days. Lol
    Kevin, N. Ga 7b Cheers!

    Wishing all of you a bountiful harvest!

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    • #4
      Let it droop, and a crack or two is a good thing. As a learned forum member has stated, ' when you're sure it's ripe wait.another day or two'.
      Tony; Pickens county, SC zone 7b

      Care for the Earth...there's no place like home

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