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lecompteAugust 12, 2010

I came across this tree a few days ago. The figs are just starting to rippen here in South Louisiana which means this is a late ripener. The owner of the tree used to be good friends with Thomas Becnel. He said the tree came from cuttings brought over from Yugoslavia. Its a sweet fig and very productive.

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herman2_gw

I have seen figs like that on a Israely site:It is called White Bosnian

    Bookmark   August 12, 2010 at 11:03PM
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noss(Zone 9a Lafayette, LA)

Good discovery, Lecompte. :)

Does it have any other flavors besides sweet? I've never tasted a yellow/green/white fig, so I don't know how they compare to dark figs. People talk about aftertastes and seed crunch.

Is the eye closed? I can't really tell.

noss

    Bookmark   August 13, 2010 at 12:25AM
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lecompte

The eye is fairly closed. It has a good taste as well as being sweet. It is hard to describe taste if you have not tasted a yellow or green fig. Most green or yellow figs have a honey taste or a fruity taste. The dark figs or usually more figgy tasting. This fig has kind of a fruity taste

    Bookmark   August 13, 2010 at 1:43PM
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noss(Zone 9a Lafayette, LA)

OK, thank, Lecompte.

noss

    Bookmark   August 14, 2010 at 3:52AM
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