Fig Variety Details

General

Variety
Marseilles Black
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Black Marseilles, Marseillaise Black, Marseillaise Negra, Black Provence, Ficus carica phoceana Risso

 

Description
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As Marseillaise Black: (syns. Black Marseilles, Marseillaise Negra, Black Provence, Ficus carica phoceana Risso, according to Sauvaigo). Described by Sawyer (1824), Hogg (1866), G. S. (1869), Sauvaigo (1889), Barron (1891), Eisen (1901), Starnes (1903), and Starnes and Monroe (1907, with illustration). The following account is after that of Eisen, which differs somewhat from the short one given by Hogg.

Figs medium, pyriform, with distinct neck; stalk long, about one-third the length of the fig; ribs distinct, especially on neck and body; eye medium, closed; scales large, red; skin waxy, with thin bloom; color black; pulp red. Quality good in Provence and at Nice.

Family
TBD
Type
Common
Collection
Non-Carica
Availability
High
Beginner
Average

Strains

Variety Strains

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Main Crop

Main Season
Main Yield
Average
Main GDD
Main Ripen Days
Main Crop Flavors
Main Additional Flavors
Main Fruit Size
Main Seed Crunch
None-Little
Main Skin Thickness
Very Thin
Main Eye Opening
Main Eye Description
Main Fruit Drop Resistance
Average
Main Split Resistance
Poor
Main Uses
Main Additional Notes

Breba Crop

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

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Climate

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

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