Fig Variety Details

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Variety
Peter's Honey
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AKA

Peters Honey

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Description

A medium, very sweet, lemon yellow fig. Good tree for growing in a pot. Super delicious and tender yellow-green fruit has dark amber flavorful and sweet flesh. Native to Sicily it was brought to the northwest where it is popular by Peter Danna of Portland. Best to grow in a warm location on the south side of a wall, etc. in cooler maritime locations.

Brought from his native Sicily by the late Peter Danna of Portland, Peter's Honey is one of the best figs we have eaten. Peter's Honey bears good crops of light yellowish-green fruit with delectably tender and sweet, dark amber flesh. In the Northwest, Peter's Honey ripens well in warm city climates. In the country or in cooler areas, an ideal location is on the sunny side of a wall or fence.

Peter's Honey produces a good crop of small to medium sized, rounded, green to yellow figs with a wonderful honey-like, sweet white flesh and and deep amber pulp. The figs are superb fresh, dried, or preserved and have a small closed eye. Peter's Honey Fig has a dwarf habit suitable for container culture and may produce a breba crop.

Pedigree
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Family
Dottato
Sub Family (New)
Type
Common
Collection
Non-Carica
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Availability
Excellent
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Beginner
Excellent
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Origin

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Main Crop

Main Season
Mid-Late
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Main Yield
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Main GDD
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Main Primary Flavors
Light Honey
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Main Primary Flavor (New - In Process)
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Main Fruit Size
30-50g
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Main Skin Thickness
Main Eye Opening
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Main Eye Description
Main Fruit Drop Resistance
Average
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Main Rain Tolerance
Average
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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
50-75g
Breba Seed Crunch
Breba Skin Thickness
Breba Eye Opening
Breba Eye Description
Breba Fruit Drop Resistance
Breba Split Resistance
Breba Rain Tolerance
Average
Breba Uses
Breba Additional Notes

8/9/17, 54g

Climate

Vigor
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Cold Hardiness
In Ground Zone
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Rooting Ease
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Container Adaptable
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RKN Resistance
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FMV Resistance
Average
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Additional Notes

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