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56 Figs

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

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Nordland / LdA / Cucumber

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.

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Negretta

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