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  • A good harvest this week!

    My potted trees are coming into their prime now. Really surprised by my Unk Ciampa (a Mt. Etna type from a friend in Williamsburg NY -- the mother tree was about 40-50 yrs old and originally brought over by some Italian immigrants). I didn't know what to expect as this was the first fig I've tried off my tree, and it was amazing. Intense blackberry flavor with a light seed crunch -- really blew away my Hardy Chicago in terms of flavor and intensity. Definitely a keeper. I'll probably have some cuttings available this winter as I'm pruning it back.
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    Last edited by key88sf; 08-20-2021, 04:57 AM.
    East Coast, Zone 7a
    WL: Boysenberry Blush, CdDB, BNR

  • #2
    A good harvest indeed!
    Kevin, N. Ga 7b Cheers!

    Wishing all of you a bountiful harvest!

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    • #3
      Looks amazing. I'm still waiting on my 1st to ripen.
      USDA zone 4b. Ontario
      Wish list: RDB, Improved Celeste, Florea

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      • #4
        A very nice assortment of figs to be enjoying. TheMick27 the time will soon be here and once your for fill your wish you will be in great shape.
        Tony, Toronto Canada USDA 4B now 5B apparently!!
        Wishlist:
        Yellow Neches, St Martain, Texas Peach.

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        • TheMick27
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          Wish list is pretty common so I'm hoping to snag some cuttings in the off-season.

      • #5
        Nice looking figs. How was your Smith?
        Joe - Rhode Island Zone 7a

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        • key88sf
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          JMF75 Smith was my #2 favorite for this assortment. It had a very jammy texture, with the taste of strawberries covered in honey. An excellent fig and I am looking forward to the rest of them ripening.

      • #6
        Nice haul!!
        Round Rock, TX 8b
        WL: Delicious figs

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        • #7
          Nice varieties and great looking fruit.
          Tony; Pickens county, SC zone 7b

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

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