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Variety
Caravanchina
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Caravanchina Bianca, Ficus carica collina Risso

Description
Condit

(syns. Caravanchina Bianca, Ficus carica collina Risso). Specific name collina implies “fig of the hills.” Described by Risso (1826), Sauvaigo (1889), and Eisen (1901).

Tree with long branches, producing two crops. Leaves 3- to 5-lobed; blade sometimes prolonged to a point at the petiole.

Brebas above medium, pyriform, with elongated neck; eye prominent, with reddish scales; meat streaked with violet; pulp light red.

Second-crop figs turbinate, 1-1/2 inches in diameter, greenish yellow; pulp red.

Family
Type
Common
Readily Available?
No
Gateway?
No
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