General

Variety
Black Jack
AKA

DFIC 249, California Brown Turkey

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Overall Quality
Average
Description

A large to very large purple brown fig with amber pulp streaked with strawberry. Some think it is identical with California Brown Turkey.

NPGS Accession Information

Accession was donated. 07-Feb-2006. California United States. Donors: Verdick, Jon, California Rare Fruit Growers Association. Comment: Donated to NCGR, Davis.

Other Comments

Figues du Monde: Small tree of 2.50 m, very productive. Uniform fig, very productive, large fig, black purple epidermis, strawberry amber pulp, from August to jellies, good taste quality, suitable for drying, good resistance in wet conditions, suitable for growing in pots and small town gardens.

Condit Monograph

see California Brown Turkey

External Links

Condit Group
Common Fig with Various Dark Shades of Red or Brown or Violet to Black Skin and Various Shades of Red Pulp
Family
California Brown Turkey
Sub Family
Type
Common
Persistent Caprifig
No
Collections
Non-Carica
No
US Availability
Excellent
Beginner
Average
Commercial Suitability
Origin
Turkey

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Main Crop

Main Crop Season
Mid-Late
Main Crop Yield
High
Main Crop Flavors
Figgy, Sugar, Sugar
Ross Raddi's Flavor Group
Figgy
Main Crop Hang Time
Main Crop Fruit Size
4-Large
Main Crop Seed Crunch
5-Heavy
Main Crop Toughness
1-Leather
Main Crop Eye Opening
Open
Main Crop Fruit Drop Resistance
Main Crop Split Resistance
1-Poor
Main Crop Rain Tolerance
1-Poor
Main Crop Uses
Dried, Fresh, Preserves
Main Tree Drying Capability

Breba Crop

Breba Crop?
Yes
Breba Yield
2-Low
Breba Flavor
Breba Fruit Size
5-Giant
Breba Seed Crunch
Breba Crop Toughness
Breba Eye Opening
Breba Fruit Drop Resistance
Breba Split Resistance
Breba Rain Tolerance
2-Low
Breba Uses

Climate

Vigor
2-Low
Cold Hardiness
Produces After Die-back
Rooting Ease
High
Container Adaptable
5-Excellent
RKN Resistance
FMV Resistance

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