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Hi, new to growing figs here in Vermont,I am looking to trade tobacco seeds <55 types> or Vermont grown tobacco for fig cuttings.thanks Rex.

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Greetings All:  I'm new to growing figs and live in SE Georgia (USA).  I have just planted 3 types of figs.  They are "Black Mission Figs", "Giant Amber Figs" and "Large Brown Turkey" figs.  Has anyone had experiance with any of these three variaties in the SE?  The "Large Brown Turkey appears to be a different variety from the "Brown Turkey" but I can't really find any information on the former.  I can only find references to Mission Figs and Giant Amber figs growning in California.  I should researched this before ordering the figs.  Anyway, will my figs be OK or should I replace them with something else.  Our climate is hardines zone 8a and very humid.  Thanks and God bless.

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Hi everybody,
I'm from city Tachov in Czech Republic and I'v got several plants of figs.Our climate is hardines zone 6. My favourites is Stanley's dalmatian (in picture), but I have about 20 types from Turkey,Croatia,Italy, Albania and Spain.

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Welcome, Marcus and Stanley!

 

That is a beautiful fig, Stanley! I would suggest you create a thread for it so all members will see and discuss it.

 

Marcus,

 

Did you search this thread for other members in your USDA Zone to see how they are doing with those varietals?

 


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Yes, it's a good idea, but my English is not very good. But I'll try.....


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Stanley,

We don't grade members's English here. This is a multinational forum. Besides, your English is better than my Czech. Take care.


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Great pic Stanley,
Welcome to our universal fig forum.
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llo all, I am from Palestine/sakhnin, I like figs very much, in my region grows a wide variety of figs specially in summer. here are some pics for some of my favorite figs, they are all sweet and Delicious and the taste from heaven!!
in this winter i planted more than 20 fig trees , and now i am rooting another 30 fig cuttings using the bag Technic descriped in this site. I am happy to find this site and very glad to be a member here.


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Welcome to the forum, Kassoum!

 

Those are some beautiful figs!! I look forward to seeing how you grow them. Take care and have a great week!


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Kassoum, welcome and do you know the name of the fig pictured at the bottom center?


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Hi friends, hi ejp3, the fig that you asked about named Sbayi, its considered to be one of the most hight quality in Israel, the tree gives a lot of fruit along 3 months, inside has a high sugar level, the eye is closed,the fruit has a big size, cant be damaged bye insects, birds love this tree so they leave all other fig trees and start eating the Sbayi.

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Hi, Kassoum

 

Does your Sbayi have the Fig Mosaic Virus? and can you please post pictures of the leaf shapes it has? Thanks!

 


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Welcome, Xenil!

 

Somehow I missed your introduction. You asked for help identifying your unknown plant. Why don't you start a new thread and tell us what you know about it? Post pictures of the tree, leaf types, ripe fruit (inside, skin and eye) if you have them. Thanks a lot!


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Hi go4broek, no my fig tree don't have this kind of virus, now tree went dormant, i don't have leaves or other fruit pictures to show you. but the tree have another big problem, its a beetle that boors the stem of the fig tree till it dies. lot of figs in Palestine were killed by this beelte. 
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Welcome, Xenil!

 

Somehow I missed your introduction. You asked for help identifying your unknown plant. Why don't you start a new thread and tell us what you know about it? Post pictures of the tree, leaf types, ripe fruit (inside, skin and eye) if you have them. Thanks a lot!


Hello
Sorry but I havent yet picture of my fig. But In spring, If i have first crop, i will put some pictures, and i will open a new topic.
Until then, good gardening for you.

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Sounds good, Xenil. Stay warm and good luck.


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From outside of Austin, Tx I will testify to some of the old champions-14* last winter and more than a hundred days over 100* last summer

Brunswick/Magnolia - I know, but it sure as heck never splits here and was the only fig I didn't have to devise a PM shade for. Very tasty too.

Verte/Green Ischia - a collected cutting from a 50 yr. old tree on a bluff. Succulent.

Petite Negronne - also needed no shading

Marseilles VS - I must say this is an extraordinary fig. The chickens are not allowed near it.

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Welcome, Alexis!

 

I realize you have been a member for over a year, but finally posted :-)) . I would love to see your set-up and pictures of figs. Feel free to start a thread if you decide to share more. Take care!

 


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Kassoum,

Do you know the name of the beetle or have a picture of it? Is there any control for it?

 


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Landscapewitch, very interested in your cold weather experience, with Marseilles Black VS.

How old was the Marseilles Black VS, when it was hit with the minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit temperature????????????

 Did the minus 14 degree temperature kill the top?????????

We are testing for cold hardiness in figs here in a zone 5 part of Connecticut, and have 4 plants of it. that we have planted out side.

In our research of Marseilles Black VS, we found that it has taken a low of minus 18 to19 degrees Fahrenheit, and if memory serves me right, around 1998. At that time the original tree planted in America was over 50 years old.

We have not been able to confirm whether or not the top was killed. That is why I'm interested to know whether or not the top was killed on the Marseilles Black VS, that you have, at minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Thanks for your feed back

Bob, zone 5 Connecticut

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Kassoum,

Do you know the name of the beetle or have a picture of it? Is there any control for it?

 



go4broek,
The name of the beetle that eat the stem of the fig trees is "Batocera rufomaculata" you can find it in Wikipedia. do you know if its possible to find someone here in the form that know how to deal with this monster!!? 

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Kassoum,

 

Here is something I found to control them:

 

Batoceraru fomaculata is a polyphagous (Feeding on many different kinds of food) species which attacks both living and dead trees. While it tends to attack living trees which are stressed, it will also sometimes attack apparently healthy trees. The host range differs throughout the species' range, but mango and fig are the two most commonly attacked hosts.

Female beetle chews a small tunnel shaped depression in the tree bark and inserts an egg under the bark. After hatching from the egg, the neonate larva initially feed under the bark. Young larvae begin feeding in the phloem tissue then migrate into the heartwood to pupate. Damage from small larvae is difficult to be observed, but hole, dripping sap, and frass can be observed on the bark when they grew up. Full grown larva is 8-10 cm in length. Larval and prepupal + pupal stage lasts about 280 and 24-29 days, respectively.

Some more pics of the beetle: Search for ?? at SIAM INSECT-ZOO & MUSEUM

Management:

  • As the pest is an internal tissue borer, It is very difficult to save the trees in the middle and advanced stages of infestation, even with the application of insecticides. The success of the curative treatment depends on the intensity of infestation.
  • Prophylactic treatment by swabbing the trunk region upto one meter height from the ground level with a suspension of carbaryl 50 WP 0.2% [at] 4 g in one litre of water or swabbing with coal tar and kerosene (1:2), may be given twice a year during March-April and November-December to prevent egg laying by adult beetles.
  • The effective control measures consist of mechanical removal of the immature stages (grubs) of the pest during initial stages of infestation, and swabbing the trunk and exposed roots with carbaryl 50 WP 0.2% [at] 4 g in one litre of water.
  • Padding the stem with cotton-wool soaked with monocrotophos 36 WSC [at] 30 ml (depending on the age of the tissue) and closing the flap, gave good recovery in borer infested trees in the initial stages of infestation.
  • Drenching the soil around the trunk of the tree may also be done with carbaryl 50 WP 0.2% solution ([at] 4 g in one litre of water). For this purpose, close examination of trunk portion is to be done during fruiting season (February-May).
  • Adoption of phytosanitory measures such as removal of dead trees and trees with advanced stages of infestation at least once in 6 months may reduce the spread of stem and root borer infestation. Such measures are more effective in reducing the infestation, rather than prophylactic and chemical treatments.

So maybe better to try something less agressive (like neem oil) first, or just buy some mango fruit from your neighbours...

 

Source: http://teakdoor.com/farming-and-gardening-in-thailand/63049-best-way-of-protecting-mango-trees.html

 

Good luck!
 


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go4broek,
 
Thanks a lot for the precious information that you posted. in my orchard only one fig tree were infected by this beetle, the last month i cut it down leaving tow healthy sprouts near to it. in order to protect the other fig trees that i newly planted the last fall i really need this information to be ready for any attack!
or maybe potting a plate of mango fruits near the stem of the fig will let the beetles come out then it would be easy to catch them  and punish them ... haha :)

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Glad to help, Kassoum. That beetle sounds like a significant threat to fig trees. Large and ugly too! Good luck.


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xenil
:If you have Burnisotte from a different source than UC Davis,it will be nice to make picture of tree and fruits to discuss it on this site,because so far we here in the USA have a desesed cultivar going being multiplied,and another one that is a brown fig of mediocre quality ,being planted as Burnisotte.

landscapewitch:Yes Marseilles vs Black is a good cultivar,no doubt.
My question:Are you sure it was -14F  ?
And if yes I would like to have you inform how the fig tree did in the Spring,Please!

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There is no way Austin got to negative 14 degrees f., 14 degrees f. above zero is very cold for that part of Texas. I think she is using a dash rather than a minus sign.

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Yes, she is using a dash verses a minus symbol.

I contact her as soon as I read her post, looking for additional information.

She replied, and confirmed that she meant 14 degrees Fahrenheit, not minus 14 degrees.

So, the search goes on for more additional information on cold hardy figs.

This Spring, we should all be getting a lot of additional information from fig collector friends in Europe. It looks like, just like last year Europe is getting cold and snow as far as Italy.

As far as Marseilles Black VS, being the same as Hardy Chicago, don't think so. I have two plants that are suppose to be Hardy Chicago, from Edible Landscaping. Have had them for about 6 years, and ten feet away I have two Marseilles Black VS, Plus, one in a pot, and another Marseilles Black VS, planted in a more cold spot, for testing.

Hardy Chicago will be topped worked this Spring. It simply does not produce enough fruit, for the space it takes up. Not to mention the that fact it is no way as cold hardy for us, as it's been reputed to be. 

Bob, zone 5 Connecticut

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Hi All , Zip 98579.

I live in SW~Washington state . Just south of Olympia. I am in a Micro climate of zone 7~B . 10 miles in each direction is zone 8~a. This is my first time growing figs here . Growing up in Yuba City,Ca. We had a pleached 3 in 1 fig with Negronne,Black Mission and a King. 

I got some cuttings last week off of Craigs list .2 of each Desert King,Peters Honey,Chicago Hardy, Neveralla and a 1 gal pot with 4 baby fig trees of a mystery variety. 
I have gleaned a lot of info from this site on how to root them . so wish me luck .


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Low Desert, Southern California, 92253

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The lady Bordeaux is a good mama (3 offspring so far) and a very good producer. 
My little Panachee started slow with one leaf it's first year.  Last year, it got potted, and is taking off this year.  There is one little fig on it so far.  It has one trunk, unlike the multiples of Violette de Bordeaux.


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Warrenton, Va  20186 (zone 7).
Grown in 7 or 15 gallon pots - inside in winter.
Sorry but could only narrow down to 6 - would be 7 but one of my "mystery" figs         is actually #1.

White Paradisio (fig trees.net)
Hardy Chicago (Edible Landscaping)
Conadria (Ed. Land.)
Alma (both Johnson's & Encanto)
Celeste (Ison's)
LSU Purple (Ison's)


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Greetings!  I am in the Seattle, WA, USA area (USDA hardiness zone 8a, PlantMaps hardiness zone 9a) where the weather is cool and wet virtually all year, except the last week of July and the first week of August.  We call this period "summer".  I've always loved figs and raid my father's small tree and my sister's two large trees yearly - I suspect these trees are Desert Kings.  Last fall I finally got my act together, cleared some ground and planted two trees, a Desert King, and a Violetta (Bayernfeige?).  Today the DK is 4-1/2' and the V is  4' tall.  Both have a few brebas.

In my youth I was both a botanist and a gardener, but am no longer either, though I do retain some knowledge from those days, and TLW is an avid and dedicated gardener.  Earlier in the spring I removed an old tired apple tree, and after this year's pear crop will remove the old, tired, abused pear tree.  Both will be replaced with figs. 

I'll be devouring this site for information and will likely post with the typical newbie questions if I can't find the answers with the search function.

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Welcome to the forum, Demonick! Looking forward to hearing about that Violetta.


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ZONE 6
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MARSIELLE VS BLK
HARDY CHICAGO
BLK GREEK
DANNY DELITE
SAL
 
and other varieties I forgot to list, so far they are coming out of dormancy. I am new to this sooo... I hope this helps.


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My 1st post.
Thanks to nichole for telling me about yall.
I am a huge figaholic.
I 'm in central ms. on the line of 8a &8b.
I've had my desert king for about 8 years and have made hundreds of clones from it.
I love to barter but I've only got celeste?,brown turkey,black mission and an unknown variety.
I cant imagine there being a better tasting fig than the king but I'd still like to have the neggrone and lsu purple and gold.
I love me some figs!!!
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Welcome to the forum, Dan! I too am curious about that unknown. There are a lot of desireable ones. Thanks!


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I am in Northern New Jersey on the NJ/NY border
Great luck with:
Brunswick
Celeste
Brown Turkey
Chicago Hardy
My old friend Dominick's figs
The Brunswick and Dominick's figs are grown with Bill's Figs pots and are the best method of growing figs I have ever tried in my 25 years as a fig grower.
Jim

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Hi Jim,
 Thanks for posting about your figs and results. Just curious what kind of soil mix you use for the containers you got from Bill.
 thanks, 
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Hi Pete
I use a combination of compost and anything I have lying around. it should be of a lighter variety as the pot dries out really quickly in the summer. I can't recommend Bill's techniques enough. My results have been like nothing I've witnessed in 20 years of fig growing and propagating
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Hello fig friends.. Here my preferred varieties:
a) EUCHÁRIO PRETO
b) EUCHÁRIO BRANCO
c) QUARTEIRA
d) EUCHÁRIO AMARELO
e) LAMPEIRA PRETA
f) COTIA (malaguenha)
(a), (b) and (d) are Smyrna's
(e) is a San Pedro
(f) is a common fig
The season is approaching and I promise to send pics of fruits/cutaways/leaves as they become ripe. This year may be a difficult one for Smyrna figs. Abnormal weather (36ºC++) in April and May, killed a lot of caprifigs
My place is Algarve in southern Portugal
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Hi Lamp,
 Welcome to the forum. We definitely look forward to the pictures! Hope you have a productive season.

 Pete
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Hello everyone, I'm new to this forum.

Hi Lampo, I have planted Bebera Preta and Pingo de Mel this april.
What's your opinion about these varieties?
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Welcome to the forum, csabi! Good luck with your plants.


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Bêbera Preta & Pingo de Mel both seem very Hardy.


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Thanks Ruben!
Thank you Nelson, it's good news!
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Hello!
San Pedro figs' season has started here in south Portugal
Find here some pictures of Lampeira preta (black) picked up this morning:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lampo2012/7156779813
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lampo2012/7341982944
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lampo2012/7341983016
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Whoa!   I never realized there were so many fig lovers and so many varieties of figs, and that they could grow over such a wide area!

I grew up on a family farm in Central California, and my dad grew Kadota figs, which we sold at the San Francisco farmers market.  That operation ended with my dad's passing about 1980, but I've always had a Kadota tree in my yard ever since.  I am in Fresno,CA, now.

I could not find any place that described how I learned to prune and thin the Kadota, so I have set up a picture gallery describing what I do.  That one tree produces lots of fruit -- more than I can ever use. 

Here's the set of pictures:  Kadota Fig Tree

Several from the set...
   
Before and after pruning in February

Here's the tree last summer:



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Welcome to the forum, Steve. That is an excellent demo. I dread the day I have to prune my in-ground trees that much but I do want to make sure they stay within arms reach come harvest time. It's coming soon though. Thanks a lot!


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Good, Sweet, Excellent, Wow

Toni's Brown Italian -- Wow, Wow! sweetest brown fig ever!
Hardy Chicago -- WOW!
Emerald Strawberry...WOW!  Huge extremely sweet fig!
Improved Celeste -- WOW!
Black Mission -- WOW!
Marseilles VS ....WOW!
Celeste JR
Celeste -- Ty Ty -- Excellent
Brown Turkey  - Lowes -- Good
Reverse Not! - Good
Black Traiana -  Wow!
Atreano-- Wow
Atreano Gold -- Wow
LSU Tiger - Good
Negretta -- good
LSU Purple-- good
Latturulla ..first time tasting in 3 yrs! Good
Excel --by far the sweetest yellow fig! Wow Wow Wow
Kadota....excellent
Italian Black -- beautiful cracking on figs - sweet

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