Conadria (DFIC 5)

Conadria (DFIC 5)

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Conadria (DFIC 5)
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DFIC 5, DFIC 50, Adriatic Hybrid, Contessina, Red Conadria

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Also in the NPGS as DFIC 50

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Origin Ira Condit, Riverside 1956. First artificial hybrid (Adriatic X 7280) fig. Fruit pale green, medium, flesh strawberry red. Mildly sweet. Good fresh, excellent dried. More productive than Adriatic but of lesser quality. Light breba crop. Tree vigorous, tends to excessive growth under irrigation, best in hot climates.

Rating of this variety by fig grower, Mr. Ray Givan, in Pomona, Vol. XXIX, No. 1, Winter 1996: Very good; sweet and rich, large figs. Info. on this variety from Watts, Figs in Coastal Southern California, Fruit Gardeners, California Rare Fruit Growers, Vol. 23, No. 6, December 1991: Large, green-yellow skin, reddish pulp. Hybrid of White Adriatic and succulent Caprifig. Released in 1956. Produces excellent figs on coast. Most prolific every year. Skin cracks all over but does not split. Good either fresh or dried. Info. on this variety from Sanders, Figs in Containers, Fruit Gardeners, California Rare Fruit Growers, Vol. 23, No.6, December 1991: Medium-to-large fruit with a thin, light-green skin. Light-pink flesh has excellent, rich flavor. Productive, vigorous, disease-resistant, medium-sized tree. Info. from Commercial Dried Fig Production in California, University of California, Leaflet 21051, p. 6, November 1978: Conadria was developed and released in 1956 by Ira Condit of the University of California. The breba fruits are large and can be used fresh or dried. Fruits of the second crop are numerous, medium sized, and have a relatively small eye. This variety is a heavy producer, and the fruits are utilized much like those of Adriatic. The tree also leafs out with Adriatic.

Large, green-yellow skin, reddish pulp. Hybrid of White Adriatic and succulent Caprifig. Released in 1956. Produces excellent figs on coast. Most prolific every year. Skin cracks all over but does not split. Good either fresh or dried.

Conadria was developed and released in 1956 by Ira Condit of the University of California. The breba fruits are large and can be used fresh or dried. Fruits of the second crop are numerous, medium sized, and have a relatively small eye. This variety is a heavy producer, and the fruits are utilized much like those of Adriatic. The tree also leafs out with Adriatic.

Conadria [adriatic hybrid / verdone hybrid] - A choice, large, light greenish yellow to white fig with a thin skin. This pyriform fig has an excellent, rich, sweet flavor with a rose pink flesh that is very good fresh or dried. The eye is small and very tight which keeps it from spoiling during wet weather. The tree is very productive and bears twice annually. This is the first fig to be created by mankind in a deliberate fig breeding program. It is a good white fig for hot areas and was hybridized and introduced by Professor Ira J. Condit in 1957. Outstanding! A fairly hardy, vigorous, long lived tree that is resistant to leaf mosaic. Leaf has cordate base and 5 lobes with the middle one being spatulate. Needs summer heat for good crops. Well adapted in California and the Southeast. [Verdone x capri fig].

Accession was donated. California United States. Donors: University of Calif. Comment: Donated to NCGR, Davis. Accession was developed. California United States. Comment: Developed at UC Riverside.

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Adriatic X 7280
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2550
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Adriatic Berry, Complex Berry
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Fresh, Drying
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