56 fig varieties listed by flavor, skin, and pulp color: PUNCH BERRY: Mt Etna, Sultane, Violet Sepor, Black Madeira / Figo Preto, Martinenca Rimada RESIN BERRY (“Bordeaux”): Ronde de Bordeaux, Negretta, Violette de Bordeaux, De Tres Esplets, Souadi, Scott’s Black, Negra d’Adge SUGAR-BERRY: LSU Tiger, Florea, Mega Celeste, Hunt BROWN SUGAR: Improved Celeste, Palermo Red,… Continue reading 56 Figs
Fig Flavor by Pulp Fig Pulp Color Spectrum Fig Skin Color Spectrum Shades of Improved Celeste The Colors of 26 Light Skin Figs The Colors of 18 Dark Skin Figs
Nordland is a fig by many names. A large fig, relatively. The leaves began drying out weeks ago, so I pulled most of them off. This exposed the fruit to more direct sun than usual, causing the figs to begin to darken more than in years past.
De Tres Esplets, Palermo Red (Brooklyn Dark), Nordland (Cucumber), LSU Tiger, Improved Celeste, Violette de Bordeaux, Florea, and wild pawpaw:
Souadi is a flavorful Lebanese fig: Souadi with Improved Celeste:
Negretta is a small black fig that may be a sibling of Bianchetta and/or Verdetta. Negretta is early ripening. It looks and tastes like a small Violette de Bordeaux type, though not quite as resin berry jammy, somewhat more sugary. Negretta seems to be an under-the-radar early ripening fig, possibly because it has been confused… Continue reading Negretta