Fig Variety Details

General

Variety
JH Adriatic
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AKA

Adriatic JH, Adriatic Joe Hood

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Description

Awesome fig for the price.

Joe Hood: The tree was a mature in-ground tree on our property when we moved to our property in 2001, and was thought by the original owner to have been 7 or 8 years old at that time. By my reckoning, the tree should now be somewhere around 20 or 21 years old. I would guess, but do not know, that the tree may have been purchased from a local nursery years ago, as there is an identical mature tree on a property a couple of blocks down our street. The leaves are very variable in shape, ranging from entire to five-lobed with two thumbs, as demonstrated by the attached photographs. Over the years, the tree has shown next to no signs of infestation by FMV, although there have been a few leaves that have shown signs on a couple of occasions. I suspect, as has been postulated, that most figs carry the FMV virus. Whether they show signs or not may be a function of the individual tree's resistance to the virus. My JH Adriatic is next to two good-sized Mission trees, both of which invariably show mottling characteristic of FMV. The mottling of Mission leaves was noted by Condit. It is correct that I guessed that my tree was an Adriatic variant. I have never thought or stated that it is identical to the Davis Adriatic. My tree's characters, as compared to the Adriatic characters cited by Condit (other than the leaves and perhaps the eye), appeared to match that variety more closely than any other variety that he described, so I guessed that it might be closely related to the Adriatic. Perhaps the exact relationship of the JH Adriatic to Adriatic will be documented when DNA testing of the tree is done.

Pedigree
Condit Monograph

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Family
Adriatic
Sub Family (New)
Type
Common
Collection
Non-Carica
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Availability
High
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Beginner
High
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Origin

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Main Crop

Main Season
Mid
Main Earliness Rating (5=early, 1=late)

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Main Yield
Excellent
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Main GDD
Main Ripening Days
85
Main Primary Flavors
Acid, Adriatic Berry, Complex Berry, Strawberry
Main Additional Flavors
Main Primary Flavor (New - In Process)
Main Secondary Flavor (New - In Process)
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Main Fruit Size
15-30g
Main Seed Crunch
Moderate
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Main Skin Thickness
Thin
Main Eye Opening
Closed
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Main Eye Description
Main Fruit Drop Resistance
Average
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Main Split Resistance
Excellent
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Main Rain Tolerance
Excellent
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Breba Crop

Brebas?
Yes
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Breba GDD
Breba Flavor (Difference from Main)
Breba Primary Flavor (New - In Process)
Breba Secondary Flavor (New - In Process)
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Breba Ripening Days
Breba Fruit Size
30-50g
Breba Seed Crunch
Breba Skin Thickness
Breba Eye Opening
Breba Eye Description
Breba Fruit Drop Resistance
Breba Split Resistance
Breba Rain Tolerance
Excellent
Breba Uses
Breba Additional Notes

High quality, but few

Climate

Vigor
Average
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Cold Hardiness
High
In Ground Zone
6+
Produces After Die-back
Excellent
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Rooting Ease
Average
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Container Adaptable
Average
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RKN Resistance
Average
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FMV Resistance
Low
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Additional Notes
  • Cold Hardiness: fair
  • Potential to Fruit First Year after Dieback to the Ground

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