Desert king, ronde de bordeaux, takoma violet and black spanish are in the ground. https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/figs-home/5705-takoma-violet, http://figs4funforum.arghchive.com/post/takoma-violet-7037565, http://figs4funforum.arghchive.com/post/tacoma-violet-7067663, http://seattlegardenfruit.blogspot.com/2015/09/fig-of-week-10-takoma-violet.html, http://seattlegardenfruit.blogspot.com/2015/08/fig-tasting-time-tacoma-violet-malta.html, http://seattlegardenfruit.blogspot.com/search/label/Takoma%20Violet, http://figs4funforum.arghchive.com/post/takoma-violet-main-crop-7047048, https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/figs-home/357000-takoma-violet, https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/figs-home/99715-tacoma-takoma-violet-violette, https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/figs-home/115392-diggin-that-takoma-violet, https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/figs-home/635575-my-first-smith-and-takoma-violet. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive our latest news and updates. The figs are top notch this year in terms of taste. Share. Good sized figs and quite hardy. A fig discovered growing in Takoma Park, Maryland. 2. I grow quite a few figs. Connoisseurs test figs for “seed crunch,” meaning how densely packed the seeds are in a particular variety. Fruit "syconium"-producing Fig Trees, known botanically as the Ficus Carica species, can be grown successfully even in New Jersey (NJ) in large containers such as wine barrels, provided there is proper drainage and the potting medium quality, humidity levels, and moisture is constantly maintained. I LOVE this fig! 20. Fig trees are easy to grow and will produce fruits organically,where other fruit trees need a lot of fungicide and pesticide to do so. The fig’s interior is fleshy with edible tiny seeds like a tomato. The Paradiso fig came from an elderly Italian fellow who lived next door to a home where her son visited friends." It’s been in half day sun in the cold. It is unusual among Mt Etna types in that it also sets a good breba crop. The fruit (and leaves) of Mongibello fig trees or bushes seem so similar that Mongibello figs are akin to a single cultivar with a number of slightly different strains, where not synonymous. Tasting Violette de Bordeaux, Florea, & Olympian Figs The Brebas are winding down and these are about the last ones I'm picking off of my fig trees. Hang time is a little longer than I would like and they never seem to be rich and dark inside. Violette de Bordeaux The Violet de Bordeaux 3rd yr in ground has finally hit it's maturity level. I will update it every few days. It is fairly dark on the skin where the sun was hitting it. Fig trees in Mallorca, a tour in Montserrat pons fig orchard December 10, 2018 Fig varieties introduced by Bass Samaan of Trees of Joy nursery September 21, 2018 Figs care guide March 10, 2017 Fruits are very rich and tasty, even under rainy conditions. With over 50 different varieties of fig trees in stock, Kremp Florist is the authority in premium quality figs. These can be shipped anywhere. The ants really liked them, too, so next year I'm investing in a nice big tub of Tanglefoot. Kremp Florist’s fig tree production has grown substantially over the years to keep up with demand for these precious fruits. Takoma Violet: Takoma Violet is, arguably, the best Mt. Please note: The product image shows actual cuttings from 2019, however it's just meant to demonstrate the average size of the cuttings and is not an exact represent ... Takoma Violet. lol. If you are local to our region, we offer local delivery of fig … SteveMD. I want to do a cattle panel hoop house. Meanwhile, doing the usual winter stuff (e.g., more formal exercise, indoor projects, planning), including starting this year's crop of cuttings. It has some cold tolerance, is productive.It was discovered as an unknown grown in Takoma Park, Maryland. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Takoma Violet Fig tree cuttings (5) at the best online prices at eBay! Takoma Violet – This new–to-be featured fig variety is known for its cold-hardiness and deep rich flavor and draws its origins from (and not murder it). You are bidding on three cuttings of Takoma Violet. The pictured fig seems damaged rather than fully developed and ripe. A customized, searchable database of edible fig varieties with advanced search, filtering, and ratings from and for collectors like you. We provide Figdatabase.com to you for information in the field of figs. Taking COVID-19 seriously, awaiting a vaccine. Joe, Z6B, RI. Takoma Violet is a fairly typical Mt Etna type. Takoma Violet, is a 2 crop fig, self fruitful ,has ornamental leaves,and does not require spraying of any kind. Obviously the smoke from the recent fires didn’t help anything as it came right during a prime ripening time. The pictured fig seems damaged rather than fully developed and ripe. Many folks are impressed with the flavor. The American Fig Company was founded with two simple goals. I can tell this one will be good eventually. It just melts in your mouth and coats your tongue with a syrupy jammy coating. It does not include small trees in 16oz cups (we have around 1,000); those are counted separately. Violeta: Facebook Photo Video 1 Video 2: Violeta is a formal variety name and is believed to be the varieties known as Black Madeira and Figo Preto. I just haven’t been able to work on it. Yeah, it is. Our tree has fruited but we have neglected to take photos. Main crop figs develop a violet color when properly ripened under dry conditions, taking about 80 days to ripen. Skin should be deep purple; flesh should be deep red. Share with: Link: Copy link. Takoma Violet – This new–to-be featured fig variety is known for its cold-hardiness and deep rich flavor and draws its origins from sanctuary city Takoma Park, MD. SteveMD. Next year will be the year some of these start going under the axe. Skin should be deep purple; flesh should be deep red. It’s also only the second year for my bigger trees. Gotcha, thanks Joe. I would LOVE temperatures in the 60s 🙂. It’s late in the season for us. We’ve had, I think, a little longer season than normal, but the trade off has been a lack of heat we usually get in the late summer. Violet Patlican: Video: Obtained from Encanto Farms, this is supposedly the Patlican variety from Turkey. The winner of the Takoma Violet fig tree offered as the first annual Sam Barcellona Memorial Day Giveaway is FigWillie. To find the biggest, juiciest, cold hardiest, most delicious common fig in the world! I do think I had some issues with watering and/or fertilizing though. I think its an OK fig. This page was generated at 06:22 PM. Yeah, I'm not questioning the variety. Fig Plants; Air Layers; Current Plant Inventory; I know the cart system on the site leaves something to be desired and I am working to add a new cart. Free shipping for many products! Adriatic JH Fig Atreano Fig Chiappetta Fig Desert King Fig Dottato Nero Fig Florea Fig Hollier Fig Hunt Fig Improved Celeste Fig Izbat an Naj Fig Kathleen's Black Fig Keddie Fig Large Negronne Fig Latarolla Fig Longue D'Aout Fig LSU Gold Fig LSU Tiger Fig. I put a secod year Takoma Violet in the ground this spring and got a handful of very nice, dark figs from it. You just shouldn't judge anything based on that fruit. The fruit has a nice tight eye that is resistant to splitting and the plant itself is one of the most cold hardy varieites. I’m not sure I did enough of either and that could have a major effect on the lack of productivity this year. Mt Etna trade names include Hardy Chicago, Takoma Violet, Marseilles Black, Keddie, Gino’s Black, Dark Portuguese, and many others. This is a medium dark fig with a red interior. Excellent fig. Just can’t nail down my brother to come help me. This year being so nuts I’m not judging anything too harshly. Wish list - 1. 4 posts Takoma/Tacoma Violet Takoma/Tacoma Violet. Mid 50s at best just a few hours north of y’all. For those in the north that are looking for fig plants you can order them during the winter (from currently available stock) to be held for spring delivery, just send me a message with your order that you want the plant held and the exact Monday in the spring you would like it shipped. Takoma_Violet.jpg (139.62 KB, 105 views) T_V.jpg (173.25 KB, 107 views) _____ Art- Western Pa. 6a ... LSU Tiger, LSU Red, Cajun Gold, BB-10 any great tasting fig Tam Registered: 1365478628 Posts: 1,084 Posted 1407980727 : Reply with quote #5 Art: Very nice figs, thanks for sharing. Figs are larger than Alma or Italian Golden, smaller than Conadria and hold on well when ripe. I've had a few this year. Takoma Violet is a fairly typical Mt Etna type. A few varieties are in the ground and the rest are in pots being trialed. Just have to get it there. zone 8b, rainy winter, mild arid summer. If it’s edible it counts😜, Vancouver, WA Z 8b, soon to be Austin, TX Z 8b (Bring the heat! ), Man it’s just the wrong time of year. I know. Till then I will have this page which will show you what is currently in stock. Some have reported an occasional breba on it. The fig cuttings will have 2-3 nodes with a thickness greater than a pencil (most like a marker) and are about 6-10 inches in length. Fig Inventory: September 2017 I did a thorough inventory of the fig orchard this week, and the results are posted below. Others may have known this history already but because of the misspelling I initially thought TV was from Tacoma, WA rather than Takoma Park, MD." Violette outsides with bright red insides. We are currently building our online catalog that will be an outlet for cuttings complete with quality images and information. Make figs a staple for every plant enthusiast, and bring the rarest varieties of figs to the mainstream market at an affordable price. The syconium adds to the overall experience of eating this fig. To stop murdering fig cuttings. Zone 7B/8A Wake Forest, NC. Brooklyn, Washington. Copyright © 2021 Fig Database. This fig a great fig and considered one of the more cold hardy … Joe, Z6B, RI. Only two really produced at the level I expected. So far I prefer Malta Black to Tacoma Violet. 20. This is a typical Mt Etna class fig, smaller, purple with red interior, good flavor. Current Fig Collection (51 varieties) Abebereira Alma Black Bethlehem Black Mission NL Black Jack Bourjasotte Gris California Brown Turkey Col de Dame Blanc ... Takoma Violet Texas Everbearing Uncle Corky's Unknown Attilio Purple Vern's Brown Turkey (Grasa's Unknown) Violette de Bordeaux (DD's) Violette de Bordeaux (UCD) The "trading floor" feature of this forum is a good idea. I’m trialing malta black, kadota, lsu purple, alma and violet de bordeaux. Fig trees in Mallorca, a tour in Montserrat pons fig orchard December 10, 2018 Fig varieties introduced by Bass Samaan of Trees of Joy nursery September 21, 2018 Figs … Global Fig, Fruit, and Garden Forum > The Trading and Selling Floor > Takoma/Tacoma Violet. Kremp Florist’s Fig Trees and Cuttings . Covering a succulent and sweet flesh, the fig’s skin is so richly dark that in some light it looks black and in others a dreamy dark violet. Post Jan 24, 2013 #1 2013-01-25T01:48. If I only had two fig trees to plant, I would to plant a Peter’s Honey and Violette du Bordeaux (Negronne). Highs in the 60s?! Etna type in terms of productivity and flavor. Congratulations to William and thanks to all who participated. Glad to see, I’m not the only one trying to ripen fruit with a 65* high. I had a VdB swell and get 1/3 of the way ripe only to drop and VBT is currently swelling 1 out of the 6 fruits on the tree. All Rights Reserved. Takoma Violet Fig Teramo Fig Vista Fig . 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