It even has above average drying capabilities. The plant itself is hardy down to zero degrees once well established. Item# 10831. Item# 350. The large figs are good for fresh eating, drying, and preserves. Item # 832. This fig will rival the best tasting fig varieties even in California and anyone saying it doesn't, hasn't had it for very long. This fig was made known to the fig collection community by a collector in Maryland who discovered some very old trees being grown by a Greek man who said that these figs were given to him by a friend from Madeira Portugal many years ago. At least publicly it was. Moreso than Elba and really does rival figs like the Coll de Damas here. or even this blog were not caught by surprise, but many were, so I'm making this post to explain my thoughts on the new additions that have taken the spots of some that have been standards here for years like Smith or Azores Dark. The Texas Everbearing fig is also known as Brown Turkey fig. The Azores Dark Fig is an excellent choice for every fig grower. Brebas is large and juicy. C $16.94. The content and images of this website are the copyright © 2020 of Almost Eden, LLC, Camellias - Variegated and Multi-Colored Japonicas. Red Firecracker Fern, Firecracker Plant, Coral Fountain Plant, Torpedo Cuphea, Giant Bat Face Cuphea, Batface, Sunset Scentsation Night Blooming Jasmine, Queen of the Night, Lady of the Night, Coral Porterweed, Pink Porterweed, Orange Porterweed, Pink Snakeweed. They all ripen to perfection at an extremely high rate for this climate. In that shriveled stage the variety turns into fig candy and is ridiculously sweet, exploding with flavor and is hard to beat, which believe it or not happens consistently. Therefore you get more leaves and more figs per length of branch than just about every variety I've grown. It is known to fruit if frozen to the ground as well. One of our favorites! This is a PRE-Sale so you can reserve the varieties you are interested in and are shipped starting first week of January yearly. Specifically Azores Dark and Malta Black. 2. LSU Tiger produces a large crop of large brown figs, with darker brown stripes, with good quality yellow to gold flesh and a partially closed eye. Item# 11296, A dwarf and hardy fig that is an excellent choice for patio culture as far north as zone 6. Sal’s GS, 29. The Olympian Fig was discovered in Olympia, Washington and is a choice variety for cool climates as well as warmer regions. This is the list of Varieties I have found so far I … The second crop figs are medium sized with an amber to strawberry flesh and are of good quality. Item# 11508, This compact growing dwarf fig tree is perfect for container culture or in gardens with limited space. Negronne may produce a breba crop in mild climates and is an excellent choice for all fig growing regions with excellent cold hardiness. With honey sweet amber flesh and a lightly tart yellow green outer skin the Blanche Fig (its original name according to Dr. Ira Condit) has long been a favorite for fresh eating or drying. Maybe the size of the fig plays a part? The fruits are absolutely delicious. A small white fig, very sweet. With better overall reliability, it's less finnicky and even should be more productive. Like anything else. It also seems impervious to insect and animal pressure because of it's skin and skin color. C $18.26. Moro de Caneva - This in actuality is my 3rd most reliable variety, which is why I am hesitant to put Smith or Hative above it in ranking. Ginoso 38. The small eye is closed making it resistant to spoiling and splitting. 1. Late season ripening. Item# 3095. Item# 11065. What many would consider the most reliable fig in the northeast is now my #7. It has become very clear to me over the last 2 or more years that figs with high drying capabilities will be the most superior performers in my yard. This is probably the most reliable and commonly grown fig in Southern regions but it is the standard bearer for hardiness tolerating the climate of zone 5. A compact tree which can be adapted for container production. Verdino del Nord - I've spoken at great length on this fig so I'll try to keep it short. Produces a good breba crop and is very productive and vigorous. It produces small to medium sized pear shaped violet to light violet fruit with red pulp and white to amber flesh. The fruit has white flesh and an amber pulp with small seeds and excellent to fair flavor. For the best growth and largest crops, provide your figs with a well-drained, moderately fertile soil in a full to mostly sunny position. It produces small to medium sized, dark purplish black, pear shaped to turbinate figs with a deep red pulp and amber flesh. The small eye makes it resistant to spoiling. What I can say for sure is that it's not on under the Hardy Chicago umbrella like I had previously thought. Hardy Chicago - Finally this brings us to the Hardy Chicago types themselves. A vigorous fig that produces even in areas with short growing seasons it is known to produce two good crops where summers are longer. Insanity. 7. Item# 11024, The GE Neri Fig produces exceptionally large purple skinned figs with sweet reddish flesh. One of John's top 3 favorites.Item# 831. That's all for now folks. Maryland Berry, 30. Additional Info: This fig is easily in my top 5 varieties. Keddie, 32. A small white fig, very sweet. The dwarf habit makes it a good choice for container culture as well. I see no reason why it can't be my number 3 someday for it's spectacular flavor and high drying capabilities. Mid to late season ripening. The trees grow to average size and are considered to be long lived and are highly productive producing large crops. Figs are larger than Alma or Italian Golden, smaller than Conadria and hold on well when ripe. The ripe fruit is superb fresh but can be dried or preserved as well. Item # 9498. The highly productive trees are smaller than average with a compact habit and with good vigor. They don't crack, split and they resist fermentation extremely well. I haven't had as much time as I would have liked to explain my cull list, keeper list, my favorite or best tasting varieties and some of the "newer" varieties that have really impressed me. Azores Dark isvery early a heavy bearerwith similar characteristics toHardy Chicago the other 60+ named figs that I would place in that category, but Ive found this to be superior to the others that Ive grown. The open eye is filled with honeydew which prevents souring. Having experimented enough and with the drive of wanting my figs to rival those in California or another dry/warm place, I finally found two very special figs that can withstand almost anything here. The moonshine fig ,from Pico, Azores . Italian Black ripens in mid-season but is also known to produce an early crop on old wood as well as a late crop on new wood in mild winter climates. It's better than any honey fig I've tasted, but the berry portion doesn't rank very high. It's also fig candy, but even more complex and super fruity in that state than the Caneva. There are different levels to this. The peak level of flavor may not be exactly there, but its close enough and in my opinion these two varieties compete with tree ripened and caprified figs grown in California. Ok so I have been searching for as many Portuguese Fig Varieties as possible as I plan on Starting a Portuguese Collection. Item# 11267, Kadota produces heavy crops of medium sized flattened green figs that ripen to a yellow green color. Celeste is the standard by which all other figs are judged on sweetness and flavor. Macedonian Dark 25. Wrapping up my 2020 season has been a long process. Myself included. It has exceptional cold hardiness and is known to fruit in the same season even if frozen to the ground. It does not surprise me it was strongly recommended from seasoned and experienced fig tree collectors. Said to be ''The original Steel Magnolia"  !! Insanity. Proudly created with Wix.com, © 2019 by Ross Raddi. It's just too humid here. I don't think so. Adriano has over two hundred varieties of fig trees, one of the largest private collections in the world. An excellent choice for the South as well as California. The rich sweet flesh is dark strawberry to purplish red and are excellent fresh or dried and likely preserved as well. Sicilian Black BC 37. The Beall Fig produces a heavy crop of dark purple to maroon, pear shaped to flattened figs with an amber pulp with a moderately sweet to very sweet, rich flavor that are excellent for fresh eating. Good fresh or preserved. A good choice for the South as well. Item# 1113. In the Southern US it is known as the Lemon Fig and is popular in the Northwest and California for home orchards where it is known as White Marseille or Lattarula. The interior is almost black with a complex berry flavor that does not disappoint. Fig trees in Mallorca, a tour in Montserrat pons fig orchard December 10, 2018 Fig varieties introduced by Bass Samaan of Trees of Joy nursery September 21, 2018 Figs care guide March 10, 2017 Varietal Info:This fig is easily in my top 5 varieties. This was … That really is the best part. Azores Dark isvery early a heavy bearerwith similar characteristics toHardy Chicago the other 60+ named figs that I would place in that category, but Ive found this to be superior to the others that Ive grown. A recent LSU release from Dr. O'Rourke's breeding program at LSU. Last year I would have said that these were at the number 2 spot and look how far they've fallen. Little Ruby is so compact in fact that it is sometimes selected as a bonsai specimen. To the overall fig community it was quite a shocker when people heard that Verdino del Nord and Nerucciolo d'Elba were my best fig varieties. It has a very thick, jam-like consistency of the pulp, not juicy. The small eye is filled with honeydew and is highly resistant to spoiling making this a good choice for the South and Southeastern US. Maybe it'll replace the HC types someday. Campaniere - Lastly we have the Campaniere, which I think is a small step behind the HC types. Barnachotte A lemon yellow skin, very sweet high quality fig. Provide a well-drained soil and a full to mostly sunny location for the best results. ... Bissiri Dark 1 ... White Azores … Item# 11025. There's a spectrum of drying and even shriveling capabilities as I like to call it. Alma bears fruit at a young age. These two fall under this umbrella, but are actually quite different in flavor. Red Lebanese Bekka Valley 27. Florea is an early ripening type said to be  a cold hardy fig,  a great choice for colder climates with short seasons. It was distributed by a grower who did not know the name as Azores Dark. Developed by Dr. Ed O'Rourke at LSU for disease and nematode resistance as well as the hot and humid Southern climate, it produces a breba crop and a large main crop providing fruit over a long season. Sicilian Dark 22. Nero is known to produce a breba crop as well as the main crop. The eye is small minimizing spoilage. Kremp Florist’s fig tree production has grown substantially over the years to keep up with demand for these precious fruits. The florist grows its own fig trees on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Item# 9982. What many would consider the most reliable fig in the northeast is now my #7. Very reliable for the South and Southeastern US and excellent cold tolerance. Isn't that amazing? Smith - As most of you probably know, Smith was my favorite fig at the end of 2019. It is a vigorous tree that often bears a breba crop. Brown Turkey is the ultimate Southern fig producing large crops of medium to large, brown to maroon, turbinate figs over a long season that begins in June. Rossellino - This fig is similar. Proudly created with. Images courtesy of Agristarts, Inc. All rights reserved. Good tree for growing in a pot. The flavor is also wildly different. Little Ruby produces a breba crop of medium sized sweet red figs with strawberry colored flesh. Sure.. Calimyrna is the standard commercial fig used for drying throughout the world, but would Calimyrna dry here in this humidity? Good for fresh eating and drying and LSU says it is an excellent choice for preserves. Highly recommend and I'm very excited to see what new varieties can break into this top 8 in the future. Images courtesy of Agristarts, Inc. Item# 11023. Thank you feel free to ask me any questions. Besides that it's a standard, it's extremely flavorful and for me.. that gives it a lot of points. I think this is a very safe list of 8. Rossi Dark 31. 4. The moonshine fig ,from Pico, Azores . If my figs are ripening to perfection at a higher rate, that also means that the flavor is consistently high. Fig fruit quality suffers dramatically in high humidity. The open eye of LSU Gold is typically filled with honeydew making it fairly resistant to souring and it is also split resistant. A brief history for those that don't know: Hardy Chicago is a variety that the fig community originally thought came from the area around or on Mt Enta in Italy. This fig has a smooth texture and a sweet strawberry jam taste. Sao Miguel Roxo is believed to be the correct name for this fig. The Ischia Black fig produces a good crop of medium to small, pear shaped to turbinate, black figs with a noticeable blue bloom and ribs. Nerucciolo d'Elba - As I said it's even better on the drying capability scale than Verdino del Nord. Small productive and hardy trees for the home orchard. Item # 921. Free shipping . Thank you feel free to ask me any questions. Due to export regulations and inquiries, Adriano will only sell to customers in Canada and due to the volume of inquiries will only provide advice and information on the cultivation of fig trees to those customers. Last year I would have said that these were at the number 2 spot and look how far they've fallen. Who even thought this would be possible? I've tasted quite a few berry figs now with a much more complex berry flavor to them. Conadria produces large green, thin-skinned figs that ripen to light greenish yellow and droop when ripe. Yes.. What's strange is that it doesn't have drying capabilities from what I can tell, but it does shrivel. Self pollinating and with a small but open eye. An heirloom medium to large fig with glossy black skinned fruit and deep red flesh that is treasured for its flavor and reliability. Isn't that amazing? Danny’s Delight 39. That last statement is key when considering my best fig varieties. I had a Nero 600m grown in California that blew me away. Item# 9917.   For me this is a very good fig - early, with an intense flavor.  It has a very thick, jam-like Any early productive berry fig, bass favorite, teramo, buzzone nero, raspberry latte, smith, Socorro black, LSU strawberry, azores dark, LSU red, rdb, burgan unk swmofigger Full Member For those in the north that are looking for fig plants you can order them during the winter (from currently available stock) to be held for spring delivery, just send me a message with your order that you want the plant held and the exact Monday in the spring you would like it shipped. Ischia Black, often Black Ischia or Blue Ischia, has an open eye and is probably best suited for coastal California and not so much for the southeastern regions of the US. It's possible tha View all of the figs that we offer here at Almost Eden or find figs by fruit color, growing region, or figs for container culture. St Rita, 35. Overwhelmingly beautiful fig as well. Unfortunately, I need more testing to see where on the spectrum it falls. Video 1 Video 2: A white (green) fig with dark red pulp. Item# 10856, An excellent fig for the western US, the Desert King Fig produces high quality, rich large breba figs with a white flecked, thin green skin and a strawberry flesh. Kadota ripens in mid season and is considered to be the most widely grown commercial cultivar in California. The Little Miss Figgy Fig can easily be overwintered in a protected location as a container plant making fresh figs available where they normally would not be. The sweet dark figs of Mission are the number one favorite for drying. Developed at LSU by Dr. Ed O'Rourke and company for fig production in the hot humid South, LSU Gold produces large flattened green figs that ripen to greenish yellow, yellow, or yellow blushed with red. Very similar to Brown Turkey. Its cold hardy breba crop can ripen as early as May and is known to withstand temperatures into the teens. Every fig I'm about to mention has great rain resistance, split resistance, resistance to spoilage, not all have such amazing drying capabilities, but they're super reliable and anyone can use these recommendations in their humid climate yard. C $17.35. 6. Item# 920. Chicago Hardy produces large crops of medium to small nearly black to brown or violet, pear shaped to turbinate figs with amber to strawberry flesh with a rich sweet flavor. It is self-pollinating and is resistant to spoiling and splitting. It's small in size, but what amazes me is the varieties strange habit of putting out 2-3 nodes where there should only be 1. The flesh is strawberry red and is sweet with good flavor. Hative d'Argentile - I am very reluctant to say, but I think it's correct that Hative is a slightly better Smith. Developed by the same retired biologist who gave us the hardy and huge Olympian Fig, Denny McGaughy, he chose this seedling for its hardiness, compact habit, as well as reliability. It is well suited to container culture. The varieties are carefully maintained and catalogued to offer customers 50+ different types of plants. The trees have good cold hardiness and bear at a young age. I know for those of you who follow along with my YouTube channel, Fruit Talk! Red to dark large fig with excellent flavor and high sugar content. To make things worse for Smith, in the earlier part of my season, Hative tasted better. 21. Up for auction is this strong and healthyrooted cutting of a beautiful fig plantgrown in a 3 X 8 up tree pot ready to be up potted to a bigger container or in the ground.Azores Dark, a berry flavored, dark fig originating in the Azores islands of Portugal. Still more to learn on the subject, but what is clear is that they both will start to dry at about a 6-7 day hang time. Pops purple 23. Little Miss Figgy produces medium sized purple to purple-brown fruit with a deep purple flesh. 1. A must-have for any fig collector, Atreano is a robust, fast growing fig that produces tasty clusters of light green figs with a sweet, pink interior. This is one of the best varieties in my collection and among the earliest to ripen. I do have favorites, but at the end of the day if something is performing better and tasting better than another it will become my favorite. I expect, as other have said, that it would be very easy to dry this variety in the sun. Black Mission is self-pollinating and may produce a light breba crop. Azores Dark, VdB types, Negretta.. all have much more interesting, complex & rich berry flavors to them that are very difficult to explain. Free shipping for many products! If you've ever eaten one you know why it is also called the Honey or Sugar fig. Olympian Fig Tree Ficus Carica LIVE Plant Very Sweet - Cold Hardy. Resistant to spoiling and splitting and good fresh, dried, or preserved. The Beall Fig produces a heavy crop of dark purple to maroon, pear shaped to flattened figs with an amber pulp with a moderately sweet to very sweet, rich flavor that are excellent for fresh eating. A beauty to look at with dark purple skin, and deep red interior with amber border. I've eaten them and I dream about what they tasted like on occasion. Cold resistant and a good pot plant. This October at Mario's I tasted an unknown fig similar to Nero 600m that was dead ripe with a similar flavor. Winter tip pruning is not recommended as this removes the highly desirable breba crop. Additional Info: This fig is easily in my top 5 varieties. Image courtesy of AG3, Inc. All rights reserved. Jersey Fig 40. PURPLE FIG TREE CUTTINGS - 5 CUTTINGS ficus carica. Some resources tout this as the world's largest fig. Item# 9501. Planting: First, select an area with well-drained soil and full to partial sun (4 to 8 hours of sunlight per day).Then, plant your Black Mission Fig in a hole twice as wide and nearly as deep as the root's ball, and water after planting. shipping: + C $9.15 shipping "Violette de Bordeaux" Fig (Ficus carica) 1 TC Plant/Plug - 4-8 inches - Healthy. Ischia Fig is a heavy producer of small to fairly large fruit that ripens to greenish yellow and has a rich flavor. Verdino del Nord and Elba are basically indestructible. Black Greek 33. Cuttings can be ordered starting yearly November 1. at 9 PM eastern time. For me there is no attachment to specific varieties. Any more and I feel like things get a bit hairy. This enables them to ripen to perfection consistently. Mission is one of the most widely grown figs in California producing heavy crops of medium to large dark purplish-black pear-shaped fruit with a rich, sweet strawberry red pulp. 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