The pictured fig seems damaged rather than fully developed and ripe. A few varieties are in the ground and the rest are in pots being trialed. To stop murdering fig cuttings. Some have reported an occasional breba on it. Figs are larger than Alma or Italian Golden, smaller than Conadria and hold on well when ripe. Next year will be the year some of these start going under the axe. It does not include small trees in 16oz cups (we have around 1,000); those are counted separately. Takoma Violet Fig Teramo Fig Vista Fig . Joe, Z6B, RI. 4 posts Takoma/Tacoma Violet Takoma/Tacoma Violet. I've had a few this year. 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 With over 50 different varieties of fig trees in stock, Kremp Florist is the authority in premium quality figs. You just shouldn't judge anything based on that fruit. Congratulations to William and thanks to all who participated. Gotcha, thanks Joe. I think its an OK fig. 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. 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! Etna type in terms of productivity and flavor. 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. ), Man it’s just the wrong time of year. All Rights Reserved. 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. Yeah, it is. It’s late in the season for us. The syconium adds to the overall experience of eating this fig. It is fairly dark on the skin where the sun was hitting it. 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. 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." 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. Post Jan 24, 2013 #1 2013-01-25T01:48. I grow quite a few figs. 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. If you are local to our region, we offer local delivery of fig … We provide Figdatabase.com to you for information in the field of figs. All times are GMT-5. Till then I will have this page which will show you what is currently in stock. So far I prefer Malta Black to Tacoma Violet. Glad to see, I’m not the only one trying to ripen fruit with a 65* high. 4.00. It’s been in half day sun in the cold. Fig Inventory: September 2017 I did a thorough inventory of the fig orchard this week, and the results are posted below. 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. The fruit has a nice tight eye that is resistant to splitting and the plant itself is one of the most cold hardy varieites. The Paradiso fig came from an elderly Italian fellow who lived next door to a home where her son visited friends." 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. The fig’s interior is fleshy with edible tiny seeds like a tomato. SteveMD. I’m sure it’s probably just because it’s so late here. A fig discovered growing in Takoma Park, Maryland. Kremp Florist’s fig tree production has grown substantially over the years to keep up with demand for these precious fruits. I LOVE this fig! These can be shipped anywhere. Mt Etna trade names include Hardy Chicago, Takoma Violet, Marseilles Black, Keddie, Gino’s Black, Dark Portuguese, and many others. Fruits are very rich and tasty, even under rainy conditions. I do think I had some issues with watering and/or fertilizing though. Brooklyn, Washington. 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. Connoisseurs test figs for “seed crunch,” meaning how densely packed the seeds are in a particular variety. Our tree has fruited but we have neglected to take photos. Violet Patlican: Video: Obtained from Encanto Farms, this is supposedly the Patlican variety from Turkey. 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. I know. 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. 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. 2. Taking COVID-19 seriously, awaiting a vaccine. It has some cold tolerance, is productive.It was discovered as an unknown grown in Takoma Park, Maryland. 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. Violette de Bordeaux The Violet de Bordeaux 3rd yr in ground has finally hit it's maturity level. You are bidding on three cuttings of Takoma Violet. I would LOVE temperatures in the 60s 🙂. 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) Yeah, I'm not questioning the variety. lol. Only two really produced at the level I expected. Hang time is a little longer than I would like and they never seem to be rich and dark inside. It is unusual among Mt Etna types in that it also sets a good breba crop. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive our latest news and updates. The ants really liked them, too, so next year I'm investing in a nice big tub of Tanglefoot. It just melts in your mouth and coats your tongue with a syrupy jammy coating. Share with: Link: Copy link. I just haven’t been able to work on it. Share. This is a medium dark fig with a red interior. 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. All of them are common type figs except for desert king. Mid 50s at best just a few hours north of y’all. I will update it every few days. Just have to get it there. I’m not sure I did enough of either and that could have a major effect on the lack of productivity this year. Zone 7B/8A Wake Forest, NC. Wish list - 1. Copyright © 2021 Fig Database. 20. Just can’t nail down my brother to come help me. Takoma Violet is a fairly typical Mt Etna type. If I only had two fig trees to plant, I would to plant a Peter’s Honey and Violette du Bordeaux (Negronne). SteveMD. This fig a great fig and considered one of the more cold hardy … The pictured fig seems damaged rather than fully developed and ripe. It’s also only the second year for my bigger trees. Desert king, ronde de bordeaux, takoma violet and black spanish are in the ground. 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