Category:

NOIRE DE CAROMB

Ficus carica cultivar

Syn.

"Douqueira Negra, Perroquine, Monginenco, Argusela." Sometimes marketed in South Africa as "Southern Black" or incorrectly sold as "Avignon".

Origin

Village of Caromb, France

BREBA

Yes, bears a good quality crop of early figs.

Description

Medium sized, oval shaped, good quality figs with dark purple to black skin when fully ripe. The flesh is dark pink, sweet and has a good quality taste.

Ripens

Ripens from late February.

Uses

*Excellent for fresh eating and useful for it's breba crop.

*Good for drying, baking, preserves and jams.

 

Notes

Height and Spread: +3m x +3m

*Useful for it's quality breba crop of figs.

*Figs have an excellent shelf life and taste.

*Shows good resistance against splitting and souring.

*Shows good tolerance against moderate to heavy frost.

*It is said that production fluctuate from year to year but in our own experience we found it to be a light to moderate bearer only.

*A compact, upright grower with a moderate growth rate. Will adapt fine to pots and containers.

*Careful pruning is advised to save the important breba crop.

*Leaves are affected by fig mosaic virus.

*For best production it will need areas with long, hot summers.

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