Having caught an extreme, though not yet deadly, case of the fig bug, my wish list has shortened significantly.

Azores Dark

One of the earliest ripening figs.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Azores Dark

Beall

Hardy in the south.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Beall

Black Madeira Strains

Craven’s Craving, which is similar to BM, only much larger. But unsure of taste & climate differences.

Though Figo Preto is used as a synonym for Black Madeira, apparently there is a slight difference in the two varieties – the Figo Preto requires much less heat to ripen.

Flat Black Madeira or Madeira Island Black?

Flanders

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Flanders

Hâtive d’Argenteuil

Often mislabeled Nâtive d’Argenteuil. Can be difficult to root and slow to grow, but great figs.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Hâtive d’Argenteuil

Hunt

Hardy in my region.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Hunt

Izbat an Naj

Pinnaple banana flavor when allowed to fully ripen. Unsure of cold hardiness.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Izbat an Naj

Long Yellow

Maybe a little borderline to deal with zone 7b winters. Same as Yellow Long Neck?

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Long Yellow

LSU Champagne aka Golden Celeste

Should do OK in my zone.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: LSU Champagne

LSU Everbearing

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: LSU Everbearing

LSU Gold

Should do OK in my zone.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: LSU Gold

LSU Hollier

Should do OK in my region.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: LSU Hollier

LSU Improved Celeste

Should do OK in my region.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: LSU Improved Celeste

LSU Jack Lily

An unofficial LSU release.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: LSU Jack Lily

LSU Thibodeaux

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here:

Planera MP (Montserrat Pons)

Earthy flavor.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Planera MP (Montserrat Pons)

Ponte Tresa

Seems to be a great fig, but may not be cold hardy enough for my region.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Ponte Tresa

Purple Passion

Large figs, adaptable to the south.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Purple Passion

Sangue Dolce

Peach flavor.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Sangue Dolce

Sefrawi

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Sefrawi

Sodus Sicilian

Caramelized peach flavor.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Sodus Sicilian

Smith

Should do OK in my zone.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Smith

Sumacki

Not to be confused with Sumaki, a totally different variety. Named for its flavor of sumac spice.

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Sumacki

Texas Blue Giant

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Texas Blue Giant

Vasilika Sika

There seem to be a few strains of this variety, including one AKA Belleclare (long fingers). Not sure what the differences are, but would like to try one of them.

The Fig Variety Database details of these cultivars can be viewed here: Vasilika Sika VSVasilika Sika BCVasilika Sika APVasilika Sika (round leaf)

Vista

The Fig Variety Database details of this cultivar can be viewed here: Vista

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