[NAFEX] fig varieties photo

Brungardt, Sam Sam.Brungardt at state.mn.us
Mon Oct 20 12:19:18 EDT 2008


Bass, you have a very impressive array of fruits you are growing.  Would
you please remind us of where you are located?  Thanks. -- Sam
Brungardt, St. Paul, Minn.

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	From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Bassem Samaan
	Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 8:41 AM
	To: North American Fruit Explorers
	Subject: Re: [NAFEX] fig varieties photo
	
	
	I grow over 80 varieties of figs here. Most of them are in
containers, but I have around 10 fig trees in ground. 
	The Brooklyn varieties are 2 cuttings were selected from an old
Italian neighborhood in Brooklyn. Those figs were there for at least 30
years, from what the neighbors their are telling me. They have never
been wrapped or protected in winter. So I named them Brooklyn White, and
Brooklyn Dark to tell them apart.  Brooklyn White has a nice honey like
flavor, and the size is pretty large. 
	Too much rain will spoil the figs for sure. Some fig varieties
will split immediatly after a rain fall , some are somwhat resistance.
	I have discriptions to the varieties I have on my website.
	http://www.treesofjoy.com/myfigs.htm



	Thanks,
	
	Bass Samaan
	http://www.TreesofJoy.com
	
	
	
	

		----- Original Message -----
		From: "mIEKAL aND" <qazingulaza at gmail.com>
		To: "North American Fruit Explorers"
<nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
		Subject: Re: [NAFEX] fig varieties photo
		Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 07:15:40 -0500
		
		
		Are your trees in the ground or in containers? Where did
you get the 
		Brooklyn varieties from? I've never heard of them.
		
		I have 10 or so varieties that produced this year (in
containers) in 
		Wisconsin but we had kind of a cold wet summer so it'll
be a challenge 
		to ripen them before the cold sets in here. Conadria is
still my 
		favorite...
		
		~mIEKAL
		
		
		On Oct 17, 2008, at 7:01 AM, Bassem Samaan wrote:
		
		> We had a warm week in October here in Pa. My fig trees
enjoyed iy 
		> and yesterday I picked a nice crop.
		> Here's a photo of some of the figs I picked with the
name of the 
		> varieties.
		> 
		>
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b172/Bassgarden/Bass%20Garden/PA170428
.jpg
		> 
		> 
		> 
		> Thanks,
		> 
		> Bass Samaan
		> Bethlehem, pa
		> zone 6
		> http://www.TreesofJoy.com
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