General

Variety
Barbillone
AKA

DFIC 195

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Description

Accession was donated. 01-Feb-2001. California United States. Donors: Kennedy, Todd, California Rare Fruit Growers. Comment: Donated to NCGR, Davis. According to Todd Kennedy, fig came from old University of California, Riverside,Citrus Experiment Station.

Condit Monograph

Barbillone: Described by Eisen (1901), Schneider (1902), Juignet (1909), Nomblot (1913), Mazières, (1920), A. Rivière (1928), Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France (1928), Delplace (1933), Delbard (1947), and Evreinoff (1947). Illustrated in color by Delbard. Origin uncertain, but reported to be a bud sport of Blanche, and named for the grower at Argenteuil who found it.

Tree productive of brebas; second crop small.

Brebas medium to large, variable in shape, but commonly pyriform; ribs distinct; stalk short; eye large, with protruding scales; skin thin, easily peeled, greenish violet in color; pulp amber, tinged with red. Quality very good, superior to that of Blanche for fresh fruit.

Second-crop figs medium; neck lacking; eye small, open, with dark-colored scales; skin thin, violet-black; pulp amber, coarse, juicy.

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Condit Group
Common Fig with Various Dark Shades of Red or Brown or Violet to Black Skin and White or Amber Pulp
Family
TBD
Sub Family
Type
Common
Non-Carica
No
Origin
Collections
US Availability
Poor
Beginner
Poor
Commercial Suitability
Cold Hardiness
Vigor
Average
Produces After Die-back
Average
Rooting Ease
Average
Container Adaptable
Average
RKN Resistance
Average
FMV Resistance
Average

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Main Crop

Main Crop Flavor Rating
Main Crop Season
Early
Main Crop Yield
Low
Main Crop Flavors
Ross Raddi's Flavor Group
Main Crop Hang Time
Main Crop Fruit Size
Medium
Main Crop Seed Crunch
Main Crop Toughness
Soft
Main Crop Eye Opening
Small
Main Crop Fruit Drop Resistance
Average
Main Crop Split Resistance
Main Crop Rain Tolerance
Average
Main Crop Drying on Tree Capability
Main Crop Uses

Breba Crop

Breba Crop?
Yes
Breba Crop Flavor Rating
Breba Yield
High
Breba Flavor
Breba Fruit Size
Large
Breba Seed Crunch
Breba Crop Toughness
Soft
Breba Eye Opening
Open
Breba Fruit Drop Resistance
Breba Split Resistance
Breba Rain Tolerance
Average
Breba Uses

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