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  • Bisirri Figs

    Just had my 1st from Bisirri #3 today and it was one of the best figs I have had this year, I don't know if the stars aligned, but I will be eagerly anticipating more to evaluate. I had a couple more Bisirri #2 as well which is a fine fig. I know Mr. Bisirri will state they only have 2 figs, but you can read those threads on F4F. They are similar and I have 2 of each from Ricci what he called #2 and #3. one of each in ground and one still in pot. I do think I have 2 different figs as both the #2 been fruiting for a week or so. whereas today was the 1st #3 and most on #3 are aways off yet. The leafs on my inground #3 seems matches the #3 photo in the old threads, but my #3 in pot looks very close to the #2, but does show some leaf like my other #3. Maybe one of the Philly folks that have been growing these for awhile can provide more input. I think I need to get #1 now.
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    Phil North Georgia Zone 7 Looking for: All of them, and on and on,

  • #2
    Thanks for sharing the photos and info...
    I've stayed away from the Bisirri Figs simply due to the confounding names.
    Pete R - Hudson Valley, NY - zone 5b

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    • #3
      Ah, but a fig by any other name would still taste as magical.
      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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      • #4
        I have Bisirri #3 and it is good! Ricci gave me one last year and it is a strong grower. It was one of my earlier producing varieties. I think the first main fruit ripened August 1 here in Lancaster PA. I also like the "closed" eye on it-see pic #3. It resists splitting and probably has/had 25-30 figs on it this, it's second season ( from cutting). Edit: I picked this one early just because it is on my mind now and I will forget later...it was still PDG.
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        Last edited by Bigbill; 08-16-2015, 05:31 PM.

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        • #5
          How was the taste? Are they like most of the Mt. Etna figs? I have Bisirri #2, but not tasted one yet.
          Von, Northern VA 7a

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          • #6
            Yes much along the taste of the Mt. Etna figs, probably in that group which seems to encompass half the dark berry tasting figs
            Phil North Georgia Zone 7 Looking for: All of them, and on and on,

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