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Re: Fig "Peter's Honey" question


Cathy,
I ate a saturn peach in Natches, Washington a few years ago. Since my red
haven succumbed to peach leaf curl, I've been pondering a replacement. I
think this is it. There are a few palms & hardy bananas growing down closer
to the river here.
Jim,
thought you might like to see the site. I had a great time chatting with the
owner (Peter's friend, by the way) at the NW Flower & Garden show ~ five
years ago. I'm lucky I only came home with a fig from them. It made for
interesting carry on luggage, with the pots of heather, cyclamen, lily
bulbs, orchids etc, etc, I didn't want to trust to the cold in the baggage
compartment.
Judy B
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 7:47 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fig "Peter's Honey" question


> Don't they call your part of Idaho the "banana belt"?
> I think that "Saturn" peaches were developed by Stark Brothers, not far
> from where I live. Every so often, I find them at farmers' markets
> around here. Yummy!
> Cathy
> On Friday, April 29, 2005, at 01:14 AM, Judy Browning wrote:
>
> > Thanks Jim,
> > It is indeed edible and root hardy here. I see at least 6 on this 3
> > foot
> > tall plant. My brother in law has had a few figs on his tree but never
> > offered me one. This one is "very good" per the vendor (see link
> > below), but
> > this is the first fruit on mine. Their website is still constructing
> > http://www.onegreenworld.com/ but the catolog is inspiring.
> > I'm scheming how I can afford to replace my infested pines with some of
> > their exotics
> > (saturn peach, persimmon, evergreen huckleberry, white mulberry) that
> > will
> > screen the neighbors without growing into power lines.
> > Judy B
> > z6 Idaho, looks like sunny with high clouds today, not much breeze, so
> > probably 60's or warmer later on.
> >
> > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> >> I'm not familiar with Peter's Honey, but if its an edible fig [Ficus
> >> carica] its cauliflorus--that is, the fruit are borne directly on the
> >> trunks or stems. And, in the case of the fig, the "fruit" are actually
> >> flowers, so no pollination is necessary. Just watch out that the birds
> >> don't get them before you do.
> >>
> >> On Apr 28, 2005, at 5:51 PM, Judy Browning wrote:
> >>
> >>> It survived the mild winter nicely & has a tuft of new leaves at the
> >>> top of
> >>> each "trunk" (it froze to the ground the previous winter). The other
> >>> buds
> >>> are turning into roundish little knobs. Several of these look like
> >>> they may
> >>> become figs. What do I do to encourage this? Do they need to be
> >>> pollinated?
> >>> If so when?? Any & all wise words welcomed.
> >
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