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Variety
Beltrana
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SMN022IB

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Wikipedia Translation: Beltrana is a cultivar of fig type common fig Ficus carica, unífera (with one crop per season) with figs skin color shiny green background with over brownish green located in the ribs, have a stamping of small white spots visible to the naked eye. 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 property of "na Beltrana" in the Puigpunyent term of where it is original. It is owned by Sebastià Ramón and was planted by his father Pau Ramón at the beginning of the 20th century.

The variety 'Beltrana' is given the current name, that is, that of the farm where the stake planted in the collection comes from.

Features
The fig tree 'Beltrana' is a common fig type uniferous variety. Tree of medium-high vigor, with a good development, turned cup, thick and compact branches, irregular foliage. Its leaves are 5 lobes (70%), 3 lobes (20%) and 1 lobe (10%). Its leaves with teeth present serrated margins. 'Beltrana' has a medium detachment of figs, a medium productive yield and a medium harvest period. The yellow conical apical bud.

The fruits of the fig tree 'Beltrana' are figs of a size of length x width: 48 x 62mm, with a fairly conical ovoid shape, which present large, symmetrical, uniform fruits of dimensions that do not have fruit or have abnormal formations. about 46,320 grams on average, of epidermis with medium consistency, not very thick skin thickness and not very rough to the touch, with green background color gleaming with brownish-green on the ribs, have a pattern of small white spots visible naked eye. Ostiolo from 0 to 2 mm with small pink scales. Peduncle 2 to 3 mm cylindrical light green. Cracks absent even in full maturity. Ribs marked. With a ºBrix (sugar degree) of 22 sweet acid, with red pulp color. With large internal cavity, with a large amount of medium [achenes]. The fruits ripen during a period of medium harvest, from the beginning of ripening of the figs from September 4 to October 8. Medium productive yield and medium harvest period.

It is used as fresh figs in human food. Fresh and dry in pig and sheep feed. Of abscission of peduncle and good ease of peeling. Good resistance to rain and medium to sour. Little susceptible to detachment and opening of the ostiolus.

Cultivation
'Beltrana', is used as fresh figs in humans, also fresh and dry for feeding pigs and sheep. It is trying to recover of cultivated specimens in the Balearic fig collection of Montserrat Pons i Boscana in Llucmajor.

HarveyC @ Figaholics: Beltrana is a fig introduced by Montserrat Pons and produced for us for the first time in 2018. The fruits were medium to large in size with a sweet berry flavor and a chewy/jammy texture. Very nice fig which should get better as tree gets older.

Pedigree
Condit Group
Common Fig with Green or Yellow Skin and Various Shades of Red Pulp
Family
TBD
Sub Family
Type
Common
Persistent Caprifig
No
Collections
Monserrat Pons
Non-Carica
No
US Availability
1-Poor
Beginner
1-Poor
Commercial Suitability
4-High
Origin
Spain

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Main Crop

Main Crop Season
1-Late
Main Crop Yield
3-Average
Main Crop GDD
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Main Crop Flavors
Acid, Berry, Sweet
Ross Raddi's Flavor Group
Main Crop Hang Time
Main Crop Fruit Size
4-Large
Main Crop Seed Crunch
2-Light
Main Crop Toughness
2-Chewy
Main Crop Eye Opening
Small
Main Crop Fruit Drop Resistance
3-Average
Main Crop Split Resistance
4-High
Main Crop Rain Tolerance
5-Excellent
Main Crop Uses
Animal Feed, Fresh
Main Tree Drying Capability

Breba Crop

Breba Crop?
No
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Climate

Vigor
4-High
Cold Hardiness
Produces After Die-back
3-Average
Rooting Ease
Average
Container Adaptable
3-Average
RKN Resistance
Average
FMV Resistance
3-Average

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