Fig Variety Details

General

Variety
Malta Black
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NPGS ID
AKA

Black Malta, Malta Mission

Description

Thick skin and small eye help prevent splitting, good for humid areas. A workhorse fig. An undervalued fig.

Condit Monograph

n/a

Family
Mt Etna
Type
Common
Collection
Non-Carica
Availability
High
Beginner
High
Origin
Malta

Strains

Variety Strains

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Main Crop

Main Season
Early-Mid
Main Yield
Excellent
Main GDD
2200
Main Ripen Days
70
Main Crop Flavors
Berry, Sugar, Fruity, Strawberry
Main Additional Flavors
Main Fruit Size
Main Seed Crunch
Main Skin Thickness
Thick
Main Eye Opening
Closed
Main Eye Description
Main Fruit Drop Resistance
Average
Main Split Resistance
Excellent
Main Uses
Main Additional Notes

Very early.

Breba Crop

Breba
Yes
Breba Yield
Breba GDD
Breba Flavor (Difference from Main)
Breba Ripening Days
Breba Fruit Size
Breba Seed Crunch
Breba Skin Thickness
Breba Eye Opening
Breba Eye Description
Breba Fruit Drop Resistance
Breba Split Resistance
Breba Uses
Breba Additional Notes

Reviews

Climate

Vigor
Average
Cold Hardiness
Excellent
Zone
FMV Resistance
High
RKN Resistance
Average
Container Adaptable
Excellent
Rooting Ease
Excellent
Produces After Die-back
Excellent
Rain Tolerance
Excellent
Additional Climate Notes

Potential to fruit first year after dieback to the ground.

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