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newnandawg

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A second year tree planted in ground this spring. A very prolific grower. A small fig but very good berry flavor and not overly sweet. The peel is thin and tender with no seed crunch. About an 8.







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8 is good. I would take an 8. Few seeds is a bonus, if seeds get caught in dental appliances.
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eight is great! It will only get better, nice for a 2 year old.
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It has been about a month since I posted on this one. I thought I would update this.  It is still a nice, not to sweet berry flavor with just the slightest figgy taste and a little crunch.
I do think it has more potential as it matures. It is the fastest growing bush form I have. Still about an 8.





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Mike, looks good.

Do you think this is another Mt Etna type fig?

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Another nice looking fig.
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Seems to resemble MBVS
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Rosemary had no idea the variety. She told me her dad planted it “about” 50 years ago. I think the figs will get a little bigger. I don’t have ripe pics off my tree only ones from Rosemary’s tree, which was covered with birds and not quite ripe. I have no idea if its a Mt Etna variety.












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Whatever it is, it's a nice looking tree and fruit
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Its been four week since I tasted the first fig from this tree. There have been many others but I thought I would update this thread. Todays figs had a more
distinct berry flavor and was somewhat sweet (the way I like it) and it had the slightest seed crunch. I had given it an 8 but I'll up it after the additional
fruit to an 8.5 I think it is a definite keeper and it is in ground here. It must have been quiet cold hardy to survive the NY weather without protection.
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