[NAFEX] Fig flavor

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 13:37:20 EDT 2009


My Hardy Chicago trees are 15+ years in 10 gal containers & could be
extremely rootbound & in need of rootpruning as well, tho I don't ever
remember them being as you say, " large, rich, juicy and delicious".

~mIEKAL

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 12:31 PM, <Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov> wrote:
> mIEKAL said: "I have  a bunch of Hardy Chicago but I'm not really a fan
> of the
> fruit. They tend to be small & dry down to almost nothing."
>
> This is my first year of tasting my Chicago Hardy fruit, but mine are
> large, rich, juicy and delicious.
>
> I think that I remember an earlier thread on this Forum over the spring
> or summer  that mentioned that this variety's  fruit quality declines
> with tree age.  Maybe severely cutting the tree back will improve fruit
> quality.
>
> Betsy Hilborn
> 7a NC
>



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