Bec De Perdiu

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Bec De Perdiu
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Bec Perdiu is a cultivar of fig type common fig Ficus carica, Bifera (two crops per season: brebas in the spring and main crop in autumn), with figs skin black background color red with over reddish - brown located in the area of neck. It is grown on the collection of fig trees of Montserrat Pons i Boscana in Llucmajor Balearic Islands.

History
At the moment it cultivates it in its collection of Balearic figs Montserrat Pons i Boscana, rescued of an example or mother fig tree located in the term of Llucmajor in land of monoculture.

The variety 'Bec de Perdiu' is a variety of recent introduction of culture in the Balearic Islands, probably originally from the Tarragona area . Its name probably originates from the similarity of the neck of the fig to the peak of the partridge (Bec: Pico, in Catalan ).

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The fig tree 'Bec de Perdiu' is a bipe variety of the common fig type. Tree of high vigor, with a good development, rounded and irregular cup of quite thick leaves. Its leaves are 3 lobes (80% to 90%) and 1 lobe (10% to 20%). Its leaves with teeth present wavy margins. 'Bec de Perdiu' has little detachment of figs, a high productive yield and average harvest period. The cone-shaped yellowish-green apical bud.

The fruits of the fig tree 'Bec de Perdiu' are figs of a size of length x width: 35 x 41 mm, with a cucurbiform shape in both figs and figs, which present large and showy fruits, symmetrical, uniform in dimensions with a small percentage of paired fruits as well as abnormal formations, about 32,546 grams on average (large in smaller and smaller in figs), of epidermis with medium consistency, thin skin thickness of fine texture and rather soft, with color of reddish black background with reddish brown envelope located in the neck area. Ostiolo from 1 to 3 mm with small dark scales. Peduncle 3 to 5 mm cylindrical dark green. Cracks absent. Ribs marked. With a ºBrix (degree of sugar) of 19 juicy little sweet flavor, with red pulp color. With internal cavity absent or very small, with medium achenes. The fruits ripen during a period of medium harvest, of a beginning of maturation in the figs on June 10 and of the main harvest of figs on August 12 to September 28. High productive yield and medium harvest period.

It is used as fresh and dried figs in human food. Easy detachment and medium ease of peeling. Sensitive to adverse weather conditions. Moderately resistant to transport and opening of the ostiolus.

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'Bec de Perdiu', is used as fresh and dried figs in humans. It is trying to recover of cultivated specimens in the Balearic fig collection of Montserrat Pons i Boscana in Llucmajor.

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Monserrat Pons
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Pons ripening date: 8/12-9/28, 32.5g

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Pons ripening date: 6/10

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