Registered: 1349913471 Posts: 885
Reply with quote #1
0 to 33 figs in less than 6 months from cuttings. Thanks to many kind members for sharing (and a few I purchased) and allowing me to practice starting fig trees from cuttings. Think I'm done with practice, now to get serious. There are some duplicates, so there aren't 33 different types, yet.
Figs_-_May_22,_2013.JPG (573.12 KB, 154 views)
Registered: 1344130335 Posts: 2,532
Reply with quote #2
Very nice Steve.
Registered: 1347560723 Posts: 2,755
Reply with quote #3
They look so healthy! Hope they keep going strong for you.
__________________ Frank zone 7a - VA
Registered: 1362361945 Posts: 147
Reply with quote #4
Looks nice Steve. Yes I can say the same about a lot of great fokes here. They sure have helped me to get started on the right foot. Thank you to all of you. For all the help you have given all us new guys and gals. Will sure carry this forward soon.
Zone 8 South West TX
Registered: 1333814555 Posts: 878
Reply with quote #5
Good job, they look very happy. What are you feeding them with?
__________________ Seattle area - Zone 8b http://www.niroha.com Fig Inventory https://sites.google.com/site/nicholesgardeninventory/fig-trees Wish list: Barbillone, Black Triana, Brooklyn Dark, Brooklyn White, Figo Branco, Figo Preto, Grantham Royal, Grisse de St Jean, Honey Jumbo, LSU Gold, LSU Scott's Yellow, Matta, Noire De Caromb, Panevino Dark, Roja, Syrian Long, Uncle Corky's Honey Delight
Registered: 1309799312 Posts: 5,851
Reply with quote #6
Congratulations! Going for over 500?
__________________ Zone 6, MO Wish list: Martineca Rimada, Galicia Negra, Fioroni Ruvo, De La Reina - Pons, Tauro, BFF, Sefrawi, Sbayi, , Mavra Sika Fillaciano , Corynth, Souadi, Acciano Purple, LSU Tiger, LSU Red, Cajun Gold, BB-10 any great tasting fig
Registered: 1248866064 Posts: 1,517
Reply with quote #7
WoW Steve, those are really going. Next season it will be from 33 to 133, you watch and see. Thanks for posting.
"gene" __________________ From the bayou,
Registered: 1215735852 Posts: 8,235
Reply with quote #8
Good luck with them.
Registered: 1351425467 Posts: 1,061
Reply with quote #9
Great job Steve & good luck... :) :)
Wish List: LaRadek's EBT
Registered: 1284496248 Posts: 6,911
Reply with quote #10
looking wonderful, good luck with them :)
__________________ Pete Durham, NC Zone 7b "don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash." - sir winston churchill "the problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." - the baroness thatcher ***** all my figs have FMV/FMD, in case you're wondering. ***** ***** and... i don't sell things. what little i have will be posted here in winter for first come first serve base to be shared. no, i'm not a socialist...*****
Registered: 1237045017 Posts: 730
Reply with quote #11
Looking great Steve. Looks like the fig bug has taken affect,lol.
Wish List:Noire de Caromb, Maltese Beauty,Socorro Black, Others especially tight eyed varieties.
Registered: 1247674606 Posts: 4,507
Reply with quote #12
Your figs look great.... Why does your handle remind me of Octomom? LOL!
Suzi __________________ Zone 9b, Southern California. "First year they sleep, Second year they creep, Third year they leap!" Wish List: I wish all of you happy fig collecting! My wishes have been fulfilled!
Registered: 1305721469 Posts: 361
Reply with quote #13
they will look nice all around the brown fence
enjoy __________________ wish list:
LaRadek's English Brown Turkey
Registered: 1336096379 Posts: 1,942
Reply with quote #14
Your fig Forest looks great! Good luck with the growing season.
Registered: 1294505489 Posts: 347
Reply with quote #15
Good job man. I see lots of room in that yard...you know what to do...
__________________ San Jose 9b
Registered: 1349913471 Posts: 885
Reply with quote #16
Thank you for all your nice comments.
Gene - my dog may protest 133 trees. She would definitely have to hurdle a few to get to the yard : ) Nichole - it is probably a combination of the heat and sun here in Houston, plus when I up potted to the 3 gallon nursery pot, 1 Tbsp of 10-10-10 fertilizer, 2 Tbsp of pellitized dolomitic limestone and 2 Tbsp of earthworm castings were added to the potting mix. I know, it is very little added especially when you consider those additions were added to potting soil for two 3 gallon nursery pots. It is always easier to add more later than kick yourself later from killing a tree with too much lime or fertilizer. Having said that, I also fertilize once per week with Vigoro 10-10-10 All Purpose Plant Food (liquid) per label directions (1/2 capful per 2 gallons water). My potting mix was 4/6/3 parts by volume of sifted coarse perlite / black humus / coir. Attached Images
black_humus.JPG (495.64 KB, 16 views)
Registered: 1367458453 Posts: 20
Reply with quote #17
Those are really nice looking, and they look very healthy!
__________________ Jack Mayflower, Arkansas Zone 7b Wish list: Hardy Chicago, Vdb
Registered: 1364254079 Posts: 592
Reply with quote #18
Well what ever your doing you are certainly doing a good job. Beautiful trees.
goss __________________ goss