[NAFEX] figs

Ernest Plutko ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Tue Aug 5 14:53:52 EDT 2008


How is the quality of the Petite Negri?

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From: loneroc at mwt.net
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] figs
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2008 07:25:03 -0500

>
>
>Ernest,
>
>I grow the following in pots Petite Negri, Chicago Hardy, Green
>Ischia
>(Verte), English Brown Turkey (Burnt Ridge Nursery clone), LSU Gold,
>O'Rourke (recently released by LSU--originally tested as Improved
>Celeste),
>Conadria
>
>Steve H. SW WI
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
>[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Ernest Plutko
>Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 10:56 AM
>To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] figs
>
>
>What variety of figs do you grow?
>
>---- Original Message ----
>From: loneroc at mwt.net
>To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] figs
>Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2008 08:19:12 -0500
>
>>
>>Earnest,
>>
>>If you grow 'Celeste'I suspect that is one of your problems.  I
>never
>>had a
>>fruit that remained on the tree even after it reached 7 feet tall in
>>the
>>pot.  Discard it.  I grow 10 potted figs now (in SW WI Zone 3-4) and
>>they
>>all fruit well.
>>
>>	The Chicago hardy is the blandest on my figs.
>>
>>Steve Herje Lone Rock Wisconsin USA
>>
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
>>[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Ernest Plutko
>>Sent: Friday, August 01, 2008 12:05 PM
>>To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>>Subject: [NAFEX] figs
>>
>>
>>I have had three fig plants in big pots for seven years.  Never had
>a
>>ripe fig Plenty of green figs which fell off unripe.  Today I picked
>>two ripe figs from the Chicago Hardy.  Tasted good.  I bring them in
>>during the winter and the leaves promptly fall off.  Last winter I
>>kept them next to a window and a windowed door.  Leaves did not fall
>>off and new leaves grew.  If you live where it is warm most of the
>>year it probably sounds dumb to talk about two ripe figs but I am
>>proud.  Severe winter temps here.  Not home of the fig.
>>
>>Minnesota zone 2-3
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