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  • Fabrizia White from Italy

    Today I got to pick my first Fabrizia White from an air layer from last year. A short history of the origin of this fantastic fig. This fig comes from a town in Italy called Fabrizia and was sent direct to Luzzu from his aunt in Fabrizia. My good friend luzzu was kind enough to share an air layer with me.

    The fig has a perfect combination of sweetness and complexity to it and all I know is I want more of them. The fig develops sugar spots and drips honey out of the eye. A nice sized fig of 46 grams.

    Luzzu sent me a picture of one Fabrizia White that made a double fig joined at the stem this year.


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    Tony, Toronto Canada USDA was 4B now 5B
    Wishlist: Rigato Del Salento PB,
    San Biago.

  • #2
    Beautiful fig. I enjoy figs with that flavor profile.
    Tim-Zone 8a/Northport, Alabama
    WL- Calderona, Black Tuscan, Genovese Nero AF or
    any good dark figs.

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    • tinyfish
      tinyfish commented
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      As the tree matures I am sure it will be even better.

  • #3
    Look at all of those sugar too.
    Tim-Zone 8a/Northport, Alabama
    WL- Calderona, Black Tuscan, Genovese Nero AF or
    any good dark figs.

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    • #4
      Mmm πŸ˜‹ now you will share with me correct? Lol I’m keeping this on the to grow list.
      Zone 5 Barrie, on

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      • tinyfish
        tinyfish commented
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        The problem with a grow list is that its keeps growing with all the good figs out there.

      • Bravo_Figaro
        Bravo_Figaro commented
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        very beautiful figs! Kinda looks like Yellow Long Neck/Long Yellow fig..

      • tinyfish
        tinyfish commented
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        Bravo_Figaro may look close but the figs are half the size. My Yellow Long Neck and Roberts Golden Rainbow have solid green figs that size now and no where close to ripening yet.

    • #5
      Looks like a good one!
      β€‹π“‚ƒπ“‚ƒβ˜½οΈŽβ€‹α¨π“‚ƒHigh Desert Foothillsπ“‚ƒα¨β˜Όβ€‹π“‚ƒβ€‹π“‚ƒβ€‹
      Zone 9Γ£ β€’ Southern CA

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      • tinyfish
        tinyfish commented
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        Thank you Rosy. It looks good tastes good and ripens in a short season.

    • #6
      This one looks like a wish list candidate Tony. Can you tell us approx how many days from figlet to ripen fruit? Thanks πŸ‘
      Joe - Rhode Island Zone 7a https://figbid.com/Listing/Browse?Seller=Jostang75

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      • tinyfish
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        Still young but it went from marble size figlet to ripening in 74 days.

      • JMF75
        JMF75 commented
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        That is impressive and worth noting. Thanks again Tony

    • #7
      That looks great, and it fruits in z4!
      Round Rock, TX 8b
      WL: Delicious figs

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      • tinyfish
        tinyfish commented
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        Tough growing here. I am revamping all my varieties to what works for me. I hope to provide ripening times for all my new additions.

      • Halligan-
        Halligan- commented
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        Any figs up there is an accomplishment.
        How long is your growing season?

      • tinyfish
        tinyfish commented
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        We get very hot here and my season starts about the second to third week of May to mid October but anything in October is a bonus.

    • #8
      Nice looking fig. Not to be confused with the Fabric/air freshener namesake

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      • tinyfish
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        Thats funny I will smell the next one and you never know it may smell like potpourri lol.

    • #9
      Thank you for sharing this variety from Italy, I hope it will do well in our climate. They look delicious.
      Almaguin Highlands, Canada. Zone 4a/3b. WL: Ronde de Bordeaux, Florea, Hollier, Dauphine, Gisotta nero, Verdolino, Malta Black, Violet Sepor .Any early finishers would help, just starting out, not picky. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication~Da Vinci

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      • tinyfish
        tinyfish commented
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        Keep in touch, as I've said I am constantly testing the newest varieties to see if they will ripen in a shorter season. I have been keeping track of days to ripen from figlet and I listen to the other members who track that data also. If I can learn from others then why not. No point growing a Black Madeira just for leaves...I should listen to my own advice I have six Black Madeira's lol.
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