Fig Variety Details

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Variety
Kadota
Our Figs Varieties List
n/a
P
Yes
Goto

see also Dottato

NPGS ID
AKA

Dottato, Fig Of Abruzzes, Florentine, Gentile, Honey, Dattero, White Endich, White Kadota, White Pacific

Description

There is a small book by W. Sam Clark that is entirely about the Kadota fig. It can be downloaded -> Here

Food Republic: The most common green type, the Kadota is believed to be thousands of years old. Pliny the Elder is said to have commended this variety, known in Italy as the Dotatto. The skin is yellowish green, and the flesh particularly smooth and silky. It is among the more commonly seen fresh figs in California. 

F4F: Greenish-white fig, small to medium sized. Pyriform. Vigorous. Delicious fresh or dried. It is a rich, sweet, all purpose fig and the most common canned fig. Well-adapted in the Southwest and drier areas of the South. Fairly hardy.  Good for hot climates. Long lived adaptable tree produces sweet light yellow/green figs with amber flesh. Commercial canning & drying variety.

Condit

Condit used Dottato as the primary name for this variety. See Dottato

Family
Kadota
Type
Common
Readily Available?
Yes
Gateway?
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Main Crop

Main Season
Late
Main Flavor Group
Honey
Main Skin Color
Yellow / Green 
Main Pulp Color
Amber
Main Eye
Main Flesh Color
Main Drying Suitable?
Main Preserves Suitable?
Main Additional Notes

Breba Crop

Breba?
Breba Skin Color
Breba Pulp Color
Breba Flesh Color
Breba Eye
Breba Flavor Group
Breba Drying Suitable?
Breba Preserves Suitable?
Breba Wasps Required?
Breba Additional Notes

Climate

Cold Hardy?
Zone
7+
Wind Resistant?
Good Container Variety?
Easy Rooting?
Additional Climate Notes

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