Reporting data submitted in the fall of 2007.
Planting were made during the spring of 2007, unless
Summer: high temps in mid-70's; low temps in the low
Winter: high temps in the high 60's; low temps in the
low 50's; rainfall=10-20"
Most days have good morning sun followed by afternoon
The planting area has full sun exposure.
All plants were planted in local soil augmented with
homemade compost and fertilized after 3 months with
Report by fig type:
White Cadota: (planted during spring of 2006) high=8';
fruiting with small sweet fruit.
Flanders: cutting is 5" high with few leaves.
Sucrette: cutting is 4' high and the plant is
Violette de Bordeaux: cutting is 7" high with no
leaves but the plant is still alive as tested by the
bright green coloring under the bark. The cutting
appears to be rooted.
Panachee: the cutting is 8" high with few leaves.
Verdal Longue: the cutting is 16" high with many
Excel: the cutting is 16" high and is branching.
Vernino: the cutting is 5" high with few leaves.
Brown Turkey: (age unknown) has many branches and
reaches a height of 12' and spreads 15' across; is
producing many fruit that are nearly the size of
tennis balls; the fruit are very sweet when allowed to
ripen fully; fruiting occurs in late summer and the
plant loses nearly all of its leaves over the winter.
Holualoa, HI 96725