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South Texas Fig ID?

Posted by gothamgardener 7 (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 18, 14 at 13:12

This tree (or countless clones thereof) have been in the family for several generations and I be grateful for any of your sage wisdom pointing me toward some ballpark idea of what it might be. I know absolute ID is essentially impossible but any suggestions or insight would be helpful. Thanks!!


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RE: South Texas Fig ID?

  • Posted by wisner 9 Louisiana (My Page) on
    Fri, Jul 18, 14 at 15:11

I'd say it is probably a Celeste. The leaves look like my Celeste that goes back around 100 years in my family.


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RE: South Texas Fig ID?

Thanks so much. I had always been told it was most likely a Celeste and they certainly seem to be prominent throughout those ancient Louisiana gardens. I really appreciate the insight :)


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RE: South Texas Fig ID?

  • Posted by wisner 9 Louisiana (My Page) on
    Fri, Jul 18, 14 at 15:27

You are welcome. I really enjoy my figs from my Celeste trees.


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