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  • Smith 2015 Main

    This is a fourth year tree that was placed in ground in 2013 and was killed
    to the ground last winter. It has responded and is now about six feet tall
    will numerous figs to ripen.

    This fig is one of the best tasting if not the best tasting green fig in
    my collection. It is perfectly sweet with a strong berry, maybe strawberry
    flavor. My wife and I both gave this first fig of the year from this
    tree a 9 on a 1-10.

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    newnandawg 7b Newnan, GA

  • #2
    Looks great Mike, got this one on my wishlist for next season.
    I hear lots of people raving about it's taste.
    Rotterdam / the Netherlands.
    Zone 8B

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    • newnandawg
      newnandawg commented
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      Rob, maybe I could bring you one next spring?

    • Rob Ster 010
      Rob Ster 010 commented
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      I appreciate the offer Mike but if all goes well i'll get a few cuttings from another fig friend this fall.
      If not i will definitely let you know!

  • #3
    Smith is one of the cuttings I have in the cups as of 7/30. She's already showing some roots on the side and some lovely foliage. Looking forward to seeing (and tasting) what it produces next summer.
    Bryant...Franklin County, VA...Zone 7a. Wish List: a 32 hour day....more sleep

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    • zone5figger
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      Glad you had luck with it!

  • #4
    Thanks for sharing Mike it sure looks good..
    Kentucky Zone 6b

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    • #5
      I just can't understand how some people can let there figs get perfectly ripe before pitching them. Oh my birds would have a field day at your house. Beautiful Mike, just beautiful.
      Nothing in the world takes the place of growing citrus till figs come along. Ray City, Ga. Zone 8 b.

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      • #6
        Mike the berry flavor is spot on. No fig flavor really just an intense berry flavor

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        • #7
          ๐Ÿ˜ณ I need tis! Or next year they have fruit at trader joe no tree๐Ÿ˜‚
          Zone 5 Chicago IL Wish list:
          1) Rest peacfully Amico Bello Buddy ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿผ.
          2) This weeks ebay auctions.

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          • #8
            I was never interested in getting a Smith fig but the more I hear about it, the more I want it.
            Nice dark red center with an intense flavor. What more could you want?
            I thought I was done adding new figs, now I have to add ONE more to my wish list.
            Wishlist; Green Michurinska, St. Rita
            Tony
            Sarver, PA Zone 6A.

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            • #9
              Keep them coming, Mike!
              Jesse in western Maine, zone 4/5
              Wishlist- earliest maincrop varieties

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              • #10
                Looks great. Would you be able to compare the Smith taste to a JH Adriatic or Battaglia Green type fig?

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                • newnandawg
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                  Maybe in a week or so I can.

              • #11
                Herpshell http://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-...-205960849-_-N

                That plus each fig gets an organza bag to keep out insects.
                Bob C. KC, MO Zone 6a. Wanted: Martineca Rimada, Galicia Negra, Fioroni Ruvo, De La Reina - Pons, Tauro, BFF, Sefrawi, Sbayi, Mavra Sika , Fillaciano Bianco, Corynth, Souadi, Acciano Purple, LSU Tiger, LSU Red, Cajun Gold, BB-10 any great tasting fig

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                • #12
                  Thanks for impressive review. This is going onto my wish list too.
                  Shailesh, Pennsylvania, ZONE 6B

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                  • #13
                    I just had to add one more comment after tasting another one. This fig is absolutely
                    fantastic. It was almost like eating a tablespoon of Smukers Strawberry Preserves. LOL

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                    newnandawg 7b Newnan, GA

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                    • rusty hooks
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                      mine are still green....as I stand out there watching it...and telling it that "Mike says you're going to be great"...don't let me down....

                      I can't wait

                  • #14
                    Just don't be to anxious and pick it to soon. Let it get really ugly. LOL
                    newnandawg 7b Newnan, GA

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                    • rusty hooks
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                      I'll follow suit Mike....the more wrinkles the better

                  • #15
                    Mike, nice report! Can't wait till my smith ripens.
                    Von, Northern VA 7a

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