[NAFEX] Fig flavor

Robert Bruns r.fred.bruns at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 12:43:38 EDT 2009


I like Petite Negri (black) and St Anthony/Marseilles (yellow).  I rate them
both a little bit better than Hardy Chicago.  I grow them in pots and take
them indoors in the winter.

Fred

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 10:46 AM, <Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov> wrote:

> I am enjoying figs from my Hardy Chicago tree for the first time. The
> tree has been in the ground 3 years, and this is the first time it has
> ripened fruit.
>
> I notice the flavor of the HC fig is more complex and richer than my
> Brown Turkey and Celeste - my other 2 brown figs.  Do others agree?
>
> Up until this point, I thought of all my brown-colored figs as tasting
> mostly the same, sweet, but rather bland, regardless of variety.
>
> Are there varieties that people think are really outstanding for flavor?
>
> Betsy Hilborn
> 7a NC
>
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