Fig Variety Details

Fig Variety Main Info

Variety
Longue d'Aout
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Yes
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NPGS ID
AKA

Fig banana, Banana, Jerusalem, Nordland, Niagra Black, Cucumber

Description

A native of Turkey. It's leaves have very strong 3-5 deeply indented lobes. It is very sensitive to Botrytis cinerea when grounds are too wet. The fruits of the first and second harvests are quite different in shape, color and taste.

Condit

Described and illustrated by Simonet et al. (1945, 1947) as a two-crop variety, grown at Sollies-Pont.

Brebas above medium, up to 5 inches long and 1-3/4 inches in diameter, elongated- pyriform, very oblique; neck long and curved; stalk of medium length; surface corrugated by numerous, prominent ribs; eye slightly protruding, open, scales brownish; color of skin golden yellow, with brown tinge on the sunny side; pulp light red; flavor insipid.

Second-crop figs medium, 2-1/4 inches long, pyriform, somewhat ribbed; neck short, or none; stalk up to 3/4 inch in length; eye closed; skin green, flushed with violet- brown; pulp rose-colored; quality mediocre.

Family
Adriatic
Type
Common
Readily Available?
Yes
Gateway?
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Main Crop

Main Season
Main Flavor Group
Main Skin Color
Main Pulp Color
Main Eye
Main Flesh Color
Main Drying Suitable?
Main Preserves Suitable?
Main Additional Notes

Breba Crop

Breba?
Yes
Breba Skin Color
Breba Pulp Color
Breba Flesh Color
Breba Eye
Breba Flavor Group
Breba Drying Suitable?
Breba Preserves Suitable?
Breba Wasps Required?
Breba Additional Notes
  • Breba Yield: Good

Climate

Cold Hardy?
Yes
Zone
Wind Resistant?
Good Container Variety?
Yes
Easy Rooting?
Additional Climate Notes

Very cold hardy