Blancaflor

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Blancaflor
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Flor Blanca

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Wikipedia Translation: is a cultivar of fig type common fig Ficus carica, Bifera (two crops per season figs and figs autumn), with figs epidermis color on green grass background with yellow - green. is grown on the collection of fig trees of Montserrat Pons i Boscana in Llucmajor Balearic Islands.

History
At the moment it cultivates in its collection of Balearic figs Montserrat Pons i Boscana two cultivars of the same variety. One of them rescued by a stake supplied by Pau Tomàs, the first pruner in the field "they are Mut Nou". The other cutting was provided by Antoni Cañellas i Dumas of a specimen or fig tree mother of the "sa Torre" estate in the Santa María area.

The variety 'Blancaflor' is known in the Balearic Islands, perhaps with other names, but very little cultivated and circumscribed to isolated trees.

Features
The fig tree 'Blancaflor' is a bipe variety of the common fig type. Tree of medium vigor, with a good development, rounded crown of long branches very branched and a thick clear foliage of tonality. Its leaves are 3 lobes mostly, less than 5 lobes and few of 1 lobe. Its leaves with teeth present serrated margins. 'Blancaflor' has a medium detachment of figs, a low average productive yield and a prolonged harvest period. The cone-shaped yellowish-green apical bud.

The fruits of the fig tree 'Blancaflor' are figs of a size of length x width: 50 x 52mm, with almost spherical piriform shape in both figs and figs, which have medium-large fruits, little uniform in dimensions and quite asymmetric since sometimes they deflect the peduncle towards the side of the neck. Fruits of about 36,860 grams on average (large in brevas and smaller in figs), of epidermis with strong consistency, thickness of thick skin, with background color green grass with greenish yellow color. Ostiolo from 2 to 3 mm with small whitish scales. Peduncle 2 to 3 mm cylindrical dark green. Cracks absent. Ribs marked. With a ºBrix (sugar level) 23 sweet figs and figs with pink flesh color. With internal cavity absent, with small and few achenes. The fruits ripen during a period of prolonged harvest, of a beginning of maturation in the brevas on June 18 and of the main harvest of figs on August 28 to October 2. Low medium productive yield and prolonged harvest period.

It is used as fresh and dried figs in human food. Fresh and dry in pig and sheep feed. Of difficult abscission of the peduncle and ease of peeling. Resistant to transport and sour. Sensitive to the opening of the ostiolus and the detachment.

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'Blancaflor', is used as fresh and dried figs in humans, also 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.

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Monserrat Pons
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Spain

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