Green Ischia: Green on the outside and bright red on the inside, this late-season fig has a very sweet jammy flavor. Some say that the taste improves as the tree ages, but once the tree matures, the fruit can be some of the best. The black Madeira is a very slow growing … LSU Purple Fig, not surprisingly, is named for the Louisiana State University fig breeding program that introduced this tree in 1991. The amber-strawberry colored pulp is very sweet and tasty when fully ripe, although it can taste a little bit watery if picked shortly after a rain. Specifically, she was from Teramo and wanted to start this hospitality venture in the U.S. by sharing a part of Italy with her. The main advantage of the LSU Gold Fig Tree is the size of the figs, which can grow to 3 or 4 inches across, and 1.25 to 1.75 ounces. All Rights Reserved. Green Ischia: Green on the outside and bright red on the inside, this late-season fig has a very sweet jammy flavor. One of the best figs to come along for some time. LSU Purple was released by the AgCenter in 1991 and LSU Gold in 1995. Unlike VdB, it has a sugar flavor but more like a candy sugar while VdB has a sugar, berry taste to it. My LSU Tiger is very productive for me and has a sweet honey flavor, my best LSU fig so far. (003) A small- to medium-sized purple fig with strawberry pulp. See these 10 Quick Fig Recipes to make the most of them. Closed eye medium fruit. Alma: This honey-flavored late-season fig … The fruit I had from my young tree was still quite good to my taste buds. I'm lucky to get to taste 2 figs a year on it. Has fruited well at our nursery (zone 7). Its reddish-purple fruit has a mild flavor, long shape and light pink pulp. The LSU Purple Fig (Ficus Carica) is a variety of fig that was developed by researchers at Louisiana State University to be able to withstand hot, humid temperatures in southern states and are more disease resistant. A very interesting fig. The taste is a strong, sugar sweet flavor and a beautiful amount of seed … LSU Purple is a unique fig that produces a heavy crop in July, followed by a second crop that can last until December. Includes 1 fig LSU purple in a 2.25 Gal. Some say that the taste improves as the tree ages, and that once the tree matures, the fruit can be some of the best. 'LSU Purple' LSU Purple: This cultivar is a Louisiana State University release that produces a medium-small, glossy purple fig that has amber-to-pink flesh with a closed eye.Fruit is of good quality for eating fresh and for preserving. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for #1 LSU Purple Fig (2-Pack) at the best online prices at eBay! They are sweet, although they bear no resemblance to the taste of honey. Free shipping for many products! Last summer, I planted one of the trees in-ground. The LSU fig varieties have been released to the public with no patent protection and may be propagated and sold by any nursery or individual. Zones 7-9. I've about had it with that tree and might send it to fig heaven. Although … The Scott’s Black has also since been released. The LSU Purple fig is one of the most well-known varieties from the LSUfigprogram.It is reputed to be highly disease and nematode resistant and good for growing in the humid South. Copyright © 2021 Fig Database. 'LSU Purple' has a nice pleasant mild flavor and high sugar content with ripe fruit. LSU Purple produces a fair amount of sweet figs. LSU Purple is a medium-sized fig with purple skin and has a nice berry flavor of moderate intensity and moderately sweet. Some say that the taste improves as the tree ages, and that once the tree matures, the fruit can be some of the best. LSU Purple is also self-pollinating. I grow the Black Madeira and the I-258 along with all your top-rated varieties. Fig Ripening Order & Short Season Tips, Fig Varieties by Flavor, Skin, and Pulp Color, O’Rourke and Improved Celeste: 2 Distinct Cultivars, The Many Names of the Mt Etna Fig Variety, The Dubious Dozen (#11-#12: Palermo Red & Desert King), The Dubious Dozen (#7-#9: Violet Sepor, Hunt, Florea), The Dubious Dozen (#1-#4: Sultane, Wuhan, Negretta, Smith), Nordland, Palermo Red, Souadi, Mt Etna, Long Yellow. The pulp is light amber to light red when ripe. First three photos are of the actual … One of the best figs to come along for some time. Enter your search keyword ... 4 CUTTINGS 7-8 INCHES SUPER SWEET TASTE. LSU Purple Fig Ficus carica. LSU Purple A Very rigorous grower. The fruit is a brilliant purple with a sweet and juicy red flesh. Improved Celeste is similar in many ways to LSU Tiger, akin to a smaller and earlier ripening version. LSU Improved Celeste is a very early ripening, productive, robust cultivar. The fruit I had from my young tree was still quite good to my taste buds. Light Skin Figs Between Sugar and Honey Since then, the AgCenter has released new varieties named Champagne, LSU Gold, LSU Purple, O’Rourke, Tiger and Scott’s Black. Best to pick a few days after fruit turns … Shop by category. Some say that the taste improves as the tree ages, and that once the tree matures, the fruit can be some of the best. LSU Purple: A mildly sweet fig with a firm white flesh and purple skin that grows midseason. The Tiger, Champagne and O’Rourke (named after Ed) varieties were released in 2007. They also are mild, not overpowering like some varieties, so they’re perfect for eating right off the tree, drying for storage, or making into jams and preserves. ☄️ Instituto Orion Programas e Ações Conselhos Instituto Orion LSU Purple Fig Ficus carica. Zones 7-9. The fruit I had from my young tree was still quite good to my taste buds. Good for colder climate (-13°c). LSU purple has bad reviews from what Ive read online which is perplexing because mine are delish. A heavy main crop is produced in July followed by a later crop that often lasts into December. LSU Purple fig is a very reliable, prolific producer of early to late delicious figs. (For trial in Zone 7.) I also have LSU gold and the gold taste somewhat washed out and lacking in sugar/fig … Purple Fig LSU, yat another great fig, you can't have too many. LSU TIGER FIG | A BANANA TASTING FIG VARIETY? Reply; Inaccurate; Sarah D Staff on May 9, 2016 a large shrub from 15 to 20 feet tall and almost as wide. The flesh of the fruit is a light strawberry color when ripe. LSU Purple fig is a very reliable, prolific producer of early to late delicious figs. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. This year I only get one ripe Chicago Hardy fig every 3 or 4 days. LSU Purple — A medium-size, long, turbinate, glossy reddish to dark purple fig that has light amber to light strawberry-colored pulp and a closed eye. Administrator; Hero Member; ... 2019, 10:11:18 AM » This strain of the LSU Red is very vigorous and cold hardy but the most amazing Factor is the taste. The LSU Red has all the sweetness of a Celeste and a very intense Jami Berry flavor that definitely consumes your taste buds. Earlier type with some brebas. Very acclimated to the fluctuating weather of the South, does great in Virginia Beach. LSU Purple is a mid-season fig, beginning to ripen a few weeks after Improved Celeste with Violette de Bordeaux and Brooklyn White. item 7 LSU Fig Fruit Tree Ficus Purple Common Edible Fig LIVE PLANT 7 - LSU Fig Fruit … The mild flavor is good, and the fruit has high sugar content. The LSU purple fig is cold hardy enough to grow in zone 8, 9 and 10, and the pruning of the branches, limbs and twigs is not recommended for increasing fig crop production. A heavy main crop is produced in July followed by a later crop that often lasts into December. Free shipping. These are very healthy fruiting plants with well established root systems. O Parque. The LSU fig varieties have been released to the public with no patent protection and may be propagated and sold by any nursery or individual. Feast your taste buds on the deliciously lush purple ficus carica fig! Excellent for containers, producing early figs as soon as growth starts. Very acclimated to the fluctuating weather of the South, does great in Virginia Beach. I found an article about a B&B in Easton, Md that was run by an Italian lady originally from the Abruzzo region of Italy (same as my wife's family, so I got a pass on this one). Its stems are always purple. I had thought I was going to be a "collector" until this year when I found I was so partial to Celeste that I can let several of them go if they freeze; probably LSU Gold and LSU Purple and maybe brown turkey. $14.99. Two years ago I planted a Black Mission and a Brown Turkey and last year an LSU Purple in zone 9b/10a, Threw out the Brown Turkey as it did not grow well. LSU Gold Figs bloom in spring and are ripe and ready to eat from July through August. grower pot Author Topic: LSU Red Fig extraordinary (Read 5072 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. The LSU purple fig is a medium sized fig with a fresh flavor that is agreeable and satisfying to taste. The LSU Purple fig is one of the most well-known varieties from the LSUfigprogram.It is reputed to be highly disease and nematode resistant and good for growing in the humid South. LSU Improved Celeste is a very early ripening, productive, robust cultivar. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive our latest news and updates. The LSU Fig tree features closed eye, medium-sized fruit with a white juicy flesh and strawberry colored insides with high sugar content. Fig tree that is vigorous with above average resistance to leaf diseases. The fruit I had from my young tree was still quite good to my taste buds. Figs seem to taste ok if they ripen fully. In my collection of over two dozen trees, LSU Purple was my absolute most vigorous grower this season. Mademoiselle de deux Saisons An excellent, yellow-redish , juicy fig. Skip to main content ... 4 CUTTINGS 7-8 INCHES SUPER SWEET TASTE. Starts Bearing Fruit When Young It is very hard for me To pick the top tasting fig of the year but out of all the LSU varieties this should be the top pick and and the top five out of all the figs that I … -joep450 It is amazing how different the fig types taste from one to another. Plus, LSU Purple Figs get rave reviews for flavor. The LSU Purple fig is one of the most well-known varieties from the renown LSUfigprogram.It is reputed to be highly disease resistant and good for growing in the humid South. Magnolia Malta (Sugar Fig) Small to medium fig with light brown to violet These are very healthy fruiting plants with well established root systems. The LSU Purple Fig Tree will reach an average matur… Inside, they tend to be a paler pink than other figs. Theyre recommended for USDA growing zones 7-9 if planting outdoors, but if you are in zones 4-6, pot your fig tree and keep it in a garage or shed during the winter months. This LSU Purple fig tree was produced in 1991 after many trial and errors to perfect this succulent fig tree! Siga a gente nas redes sociais! Visit my blog for more info: http://seattlegardenfruit.blogspot.com Please join my group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1063714656990437/ Comparison of colorimeter measurements from pulp of nine fig cultivars and breeding selections. a large shrub from 15 to 20 feet tall and almost as wide. A vigorous and very productive variety. 'LSU Purple' was introduced by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in 1991. The fruits are a good size '– up to 2.5 inches long, with a weight that translates to 15 to 20 figs per pound. The maple sugar flavor of mature LSU Purple figs, for example, seems to have no fruit note. Purple LSU Fig Tree, Spectacular deep purple fruit hangs like pendants among the saucer sized leaves of the LSU Fig tree. Has fruited well at our nursery (zone 7). 1 This one we have to label as bullet proof. The LSU Purple fig is one of the most well-known varieties from the LSUfigprogram.It is reputed to be highly disease and nematode resistant and good for growing in the humid South. the Black Mission has grown, but only produced a couple of figs yet. IMO the best root stock to graft on. The figs of an established LSU Purple tree can taste much like maple sugar candy, a flavor familiar to most northern growers, providing for interesting comparisons. These figs have a notably high sugar content, so the flavor is super sweet. Small to medium sized fig with an amber flesh. Leaves can become very large. Its reddish-purple fruit has a mild flavor, long shape and light pink pulp. Excellent for containers, producing early figs as soon as growth starts. LSU Purple is a mid-season fig, beginning to ripen a few weeks after Improved Celeste with Violette de Bordeaux and Brooklyn White. LSU Purple — A medium-size, long, turbinate, glossy reddish to dark purple fig that has light amber to light strawberry-colored pulp and a closed eye. LSU Purple: A mildly sweet fig with a firm white flesh and purple skin that grows midseason. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for #1 LSU Purple Fig (2-Pack) at the best online prices at eBay! LSU Purple was released by the AgCenter in 1991 and LSU Gold in 1995. This variety has a dark purple on the body fading to a light purple-ish hue towards the neck. Skip to main content. Shop by category. Cultivar Lx ay bz Hunt 54.37 12.94 35.14 Kadota 52.33 7.29 36.15 O’Rourke 51.40 6.47 34.80 Champagne 50.71 6.52 38.17 LSU Purple 48.2 11.19 28.98 Tiger 47.17 15.53 29.26 Improved Celeste often ripens bright for a dark fig, and sometimes has striations, a somewhat similar shape to Tiger, earlier than Tiger, very productive, but not as strong in shape,… Zones 8-9. The Tiger, Champagne and O’Rourke (named after Ed) varieties were released in 2007. $14.99. Red to dark large fig with excellent flavor and high sugar content. Honey itself can be thought of as a flavored sugar with little or no fruit note. 02 of 06. It is one of the few fig tree that is resistant to fruit rot, nematodes and fig rust. 1 This one we have to label as bullet proof. The LSU purple fig is a medium sized fig with a fresh flavor that is agreeable and satisfying to taste. O'Rourke and released by Louisiana State University in 1991. Papa John: This richly sweet purple skinned … LSU Purple is also self-pollinating. Very acclimated to the fluctuating weather of the South, does great in Virginia Beach. LSU Purple : This cultivar is a Louisiana State University release that produces a medium-small, glossy purple fig that has amber-to-pink flesh with a closed eye. The Scott’s Black has also since been released. Very acclimated to the fluctuating weather of the South, does great in Virginia Beach. It’s an off-sugar fig, a flavored sugar fig with light somewhat honey-like pulp, so fits well as an in-between sugar and honey flavor. Excellent for containers, producing early figs as soon as growth starts. I remember I once wrote on the TXRFG forum that LSU Gold must be the king of figs due to its huge size and great flavor. Fig WL: Buzzone Nero, LSU Red Fig, BB-10, Excel, Hunt, Hardy Chicago, Mary Lane, Alma, Bordeaux, Osborn Prolific Other WL: Dwarf pawpaw Have cuttings: Brown Turkey Starting for 2020: Brunswick, Celeste, LSU Purple, Unknown fig from a N Ala farm, Col de Dame Blanc et Noir Description Grow glossy purple fruit, enjoyed fresh or dried! Fruit is medium-sized with a mild flavor, high sugar content, and white flesh. In ground trees likes to sprawl like an octopus. Some say that the taste improves as the tree ages, and that once the tree matures, the fruit can be some of the best. My LSU Gold is slow to grow and is stingy at production. Zones 7-9. LSU Purple 24.71 4.33 1.53 Purple Std.err 13.13 4.58 17.51 ----- Table 2. The fruit is a brilliant purple with a sweet and juicy red flesh. It has produced several figs already this summer. ... Italian Black: This black beauty is a midseason fig with a bright red flesh and sweet taste and is often used to make preserves. Bred by E.N. The figs of an established LSU Purple tree can taste much like maple sugar candy, a flavor familiar to most northern growers, providing for interesting comparisons. Improved Celeste often ripens bright for a dark fig, and sometimes has striations, a somewhat similar shape to Tiger, earlier than Tiger, very productive, but not as strong in shape,… A super violet-purple fig with excellent flavor, very sweet and rich. LSU Purple Figs have a naturally sweet taste because of their high sugar content, and they're not as "seedy" as other types of figs. Variable shape and flavor. One of the best figs to come along for some time. The LSU purple fig is cold hardy enough to grow in zone 8, 9 and 10, and the pruning of the branches, limbs and twigs is not recommended for increasing fig crop production. .. “These selections are distinct from other available fig cultivars and offer a unique blend of color and size for commercial and residential use,” Stagg said. The fruit is yellow and massive, sometimes measuring more than three inches across! Though unlike Violette and Brooklyn White, LSU Purple produces no breba crop six weeks prior, it remains a beautiful flavorful fig that can produce in short seasons. LouisianaMojo. Kadota fig trees generally ripen from August to October in Solano County, Although I have not independently verified this, I have been told that Kadota fig trees will tolerate container planting if space is an issue A Kadota fig tree will provide you with a steady supply of fresh fruit for eating, canning and baking. Cold resistant and a good pot plant. The dark purple fresh figs taste deliciously sweet and are sure to invigorate your senses. Mature LSU Purple fruit can taste like maple sugar candy: As Ronde de Bordeaux and Violette de Bordeaux have different molasses berry flavors in two outstanding cultivars, LSU Purple has a different sugar flavor compared to LSU Improved Celeste and other sugar type cultivars. BEST ANSWER: Each LSU fig variety is self-pollinating and will set fruit without cross-pollinating with another variety. Interesting flavor with a nice deep color. LSU Purple is a unique fig that produces a heavy crop in July, followed by a second crop that can last until December. The figs are medium in size and weight. LSU Purple is a medium-sized fig with purple skin and has a nice berry flavor of moderate intensity and moderately sweet. Fruit is of good quality for eating fresh and for preserving. LSU Purple fig is a very reliable, prolific producer of early to late delicious figs. Teramo is a fig BigBill found in Maryland. Full Description Introduced in 1991 by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, ‘LSU Purple’ is ideal for USDA zones 9 and warmer, and is particularly suited to hot, humid areas. Purple LSU Fig Tree, Spectacular deep purple fruit hangs like pendants among the saucer sized leaves of the LSU Fig tree. The LSU - well it began producing soon after planting and has hardly stopped. Based on my experience so far, I would make the following observations. The LSU Purple fig is one of the most well-known varieties from the LSUfigprogram.It is reputed to be highly disease and nematode resistant and good for growing in the humid South. The skin on the fig is glossy, with a reddish to dark purple color. Improved Celeste is similar in many ways to LSU Tiger, akin to a smaller and earlier ripening version. Black Mission(Proper name Franciscana) A purple black, huge, medium sweet, rich flavor fig. The LSU Purple Fig (Ficus Carica) is a variety of fig that was developed by researchers at Louisiana State University to be able to withstand hot, humid temperatures in southern states and are more disease resistant.They’re recommended for USDA growing zones 7-9 if planting outdoors, but if you are in zones 4-6, pot your fig tree and keep it in a garage or shed during the winter months. The figs were very bland and had little taste. The mild flavor is good, and the fruit has high sugar content. DFIC 263, LSU Purple Celestial, Purple Celestial, https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/variety-test/4564-lsu-purple-dfic-263https://youtu.be/IKyfIsMQyJE, https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/accessiondetail.aspx?1695568, http://figs4funforum.arghchive.com/post/first-ripe-lsu-purple-of-the-season-inside-pics-6997308, https://www.ourfigs.com/forum/variety-test/4564-lsu-purple-dfic-263, http://figs4funforum.arghchive.com/post/lsu-purple-6930883, http://figs4funforum.arghchive.com/post/lsu-purple-7541187, https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/entertainment_life/home_garden/article_aac108e7-98d6-564f-b149-b1d5f021c759.html. LSU purple is very tasty and worth adding to the collection. ... Brown Turkey figs have brownish-dark purple skin, a milder flavor than other figs, and are noticeably less sweet than the similar-looking Black Mission figs. Free shipping. LSU purple has bad reviews from what Ive read online which is perplexing because mine are delish. First three photos are of the actual … Variety is the way to a successful food forest. This highly productive fig cultivar is a vigorous grower with an upright habitat. If you like fresh figs, you will absolutely love these luscious fruits. LSU Gold is a big bright honey fig, and LSU purple is a productive dark fig that can taste like maple sugar candy when fully mature. A good pot plant. Marseilles is a reliable and shapely yellow honey fig. Named after the iconic fig breeding program at the Louisiana State University that has been around since the 1950s. I also have LSU gold and the gold taste somewhat washed out and lacking in sugar/fig honey flavor. The LSU Gold Fig Tree grows very large, light yellow figs that have a pink or light red flesh. Free shipping for many products! 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