Reportingdata submitted in the fall of 2007.

Plantingwere made during the spring of 2007, unless

otherwisenoted.

Plantingelevation=2200'

Weather:

Summer:high temps in mid-70's; low temps in the low

60's;rainfall=40-50"

Winter:high temps in the high 60's; low temps in the

low50's; rainfall=10-20"

Mostdays have good morning sun followed by afternoon

clouds.

Theplanting area has full sun exposure.

Allplants were planted in local soil augmented with

homemadecompost and fertilized after 3 months with

bloodmeal.

Reportby fig type:

WhiteCadota: (planted during spring of 2006) high=8';

fruitingwith small sweet fruit.

Flanders:  cutting is 5" high with fewleaves.

Sucrette:  cutting is 4' high and the plant is

branching.

Violettede Bordeaux:  cutting is 7"high with no

leavesbut the plant is still alive as tested by the

brightgreen coloring under the bark.  Thecutting

appearsto be rooted.

Panachee:  the cutting is 8" high with fewleaves.

VerdalLongue:  the cutting is 16"high with many

leaves.

Excel:  the cutting is 16" high and isbranching.

Vernino:  the cutting is 5" high with fewleaves.

BrownTurkey:  (age unknown) has manybranches and

reachesa height of 12' and spreads 15' across; is

producingmany fruit that are nearly the size of

tennisballs; the fruit are very sweet when allowed to

ripenfully; fruiting occurs in late summer and the

plantloses nearly all of its leaves over the winter.

 

SteveMarquis

Holualoa,HI 96725