[NAFEX] Fig flavor
rharrison922 at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 7 13:21:54 EDT 2009
Negronne(Beer's Black) is the earliest fig to ripen for me. It has good flavor. It's perhaps a month ahead of Celeste because of its "breba" crop.
Richard Harrison, NW FL
--- On Mon, 9/7/09, mIEKAL aND <qazingulaza at gmail.com> wrote:
From: mIEKAL aND <qazingulaza at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Fig flavor
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Monday, September 7, 2009, 9:58 AM
This of course makes a huge difference. Here in Zone 4b in SW
Wisconsin I'm growing my figs outside in containers with no
greenhouse. Last year I barely ripened anything tho I had a good
fruit set. This year I'm keeping my fingers crossed. The weather the
last 2 weeks is helping a lot. I have a lot of varieties that come
awful close to ripening, if only the season was about 2 weeks longer.
All my trees come out of the basement first week of May, just
beginning to break bud & the season is over here anywhere between Oct
1 - Oct 15.
Also Anton mentioned Atreano which I have a few 2 year olds that are
loaded with fruit & looking like a good choice for container culture.
We'll see if they ripen here. I'm hoping to get the producing
varieties inside a greenhouse next year.
On Sep 5, 2009, at 9:58 AM, Lee Reich wrote:
> By the way, it would be useful to indicate where you all grow
> whatever plants you're writing about, and if, as in my case, it's in
> a greenhouse, pot, etc. I'm in NY's Hudson Valley, Zone 5.
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