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Need help in deciding what to plant

Posted by nimzo z9 CA (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 26, 11 at 13:08

I picked up five cuttings at a scion exchange. I am trying to root all of them, but I only have room for two fig trees -- and they need to be smallish at that. I'm hoping for advice about which ones to plant. I live in Northern California, in an area with dry, hot summers. I am already growing Black Jack and Brown Turkey varieties. The cuttings are: Col de Dame Noir, Italian 215, Flanders and two varieties from the UC Riverside program -- DFIC UCR 284-H and UCR 327-1. Does anyone have experience with any of them, positive or negative?



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RE: Need help in deciding what to plant

  • Posted by ejp3 7NY (My Page) on
    Sat, Feb 26, 11 at 17:43

Col de dame noir is supposed to be one of the best but requires a long growing season. I would keep that for sure but if you don't want it please sell it to me!

RE: Need help in deciding what to plant

I just have one cutting. I will plant it and when it becomes a tree, I'll be happy to share cuttings with you. Thanks for the advice.


RE: Need help in deciding what to plant

  • Posted by ejp3 7NY (My Page) on
    Sun, Feb 27, 11 at 0:17

Nimzo, I have 1 col de dame gris cutting rooting and it looks like a monster rooter. Lets hope the noir roots as easy as my gris. After all they are related, right? Good luck with all of them.

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