Fig varieties of the Middle East

bonsaist(Z6/ Bethlehem, Pa)November 2, 2010

Check out some of the photos from this year's crop of the different Mid Eastern varieties that I have growing.

Bass

Here is a link that might be useful: figs of the Middle East

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foolishpleasure

How can I buy trees or cuttings of Middle east Figs.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 7:09PM
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ayyubaddeen(9)

yes how? I am still interested too.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 7:24PM
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bonsaist(Z6/ Bethlehem, Pa)

I'm currently sold out now, but will have several cuttings available starting next month. For plants I will have them available in spring.

Bass

Here is a link that might be useful: Trees of Joy

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 7:33PM
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ottawan_z5a

Thanks for the interesting info, Bass.
For some reasons I am getting fascinated with figs that ripen and still keep deep green (or green) colour at ripened stage. Is Matta one like that?

Your description: "Matta: Excellent tasting green fig with a closed eye. produces well in our area. Originally from Syria"

    Bookmark   November 2, 2010 at 10:06PM
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bonsaist(Z6/ Bethlehem, Pa)

Matta turn from dark green to light green, the interior has a honey texture. There's a drop of honey on the eye when it's ripe. besides some spots on the skin it behaves well in the rain.
I named it after the person who brought it originally. He asked me to propagate a few cuttings for him. Unfortunately he passed away once they rooted.

Bass

    Bookmark   November 3, 2010 at 5:34AM
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alb419_ny(5)

Bass,
very nice collection of Midle East figs,like those pictures
a lot.Ciao,
Giuseppe

    Bookmark   November 4, 2010 at 12:40PM
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genecolin(Zone 9, LA)

Bass, there is something wrong in the link to you site. http://www.treesofjoy.com/

Here is a link that might be useful: trees of joy

    Bookmark   November 4, 2010 at 8:36PM
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