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Variety
Forbes
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Forbes Hardy

Description
Condit

(syn. Forbes Hardy). A seedling also distributed by G. P. Rixford; grown and fruited by C. T. Forbes, Fresno, California; described by Condit (1928a) and illustrated by him (1928c).

Tree with spreading habit of growth; terminal buds green.

Mamme crop fair; figs medium, spherical to pyriform, with short, flattened neck; ribs fairly prominent; color green; interior purple.

Profichi crop fair only; figs medium, turbinate, with distinct neck generally compressed or flattened; ribs prominent and somewhat elevated white flecks large, scattered; color green to yellowish green; interior purple. A caprifig of no particular value, and no longer propagated.

Family
Type
Caprifig
Readily Available?
No
Gateway?
No
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Main Crop

Main Season
Main Flavor Group
Main Skin Color
Green
Main Pulp Color
Purple
Main Eye
Main Flesh Color
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Breba?
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Cold Hardy?
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