|Ripe figs picked today|
|Brunswick figs ripening on the stem.|
I don't do anything special for any of my figs. I used to mulch them heavily, wrap leaves and straw around the stems, but the efforts were, well, fruitless. Brunswick is a fig that in our climate dies to the ground each winter, no matter what you do. And each year it sends up new stems and the figs begin ripening in late August.
|Constantine figs ripen throughout the summer and fall.|
|Constantine figs and leaf.|
|Brunswick ripe figs and leaf.|
|Brown Turkey Fig leaves.|
|Chicago Hardy fig.|
I have a new book just out. If you follow the link you'll see more details. Customers have been asking for this title for several years so I finally got it off my desk and published.
If you are anywhere in the vicinity of the National Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, CA, come by my booth and say hi, or come to my program. The Expo runs from Sep 11 - 13 at the Santa Rosa Fairgrounds. See you back here in a week.