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Figs (Ficus carica)
Evita / Southern Black/ KingI

 
Fresh, sweet Black Figs from sunny slopes in South Africa, produced to satisfy the taste for exotic ancient fruit.
   
EVITA
FRUIT: Round, slightly flattened, rich purple colour
FLESH: Uniform ruby red.
SKIN: Smooth soft but firm, handles well
TASTE: Sweet with subtle acidic tang,
STORAGE: Keeps well under controlled conditions
HARVEST: Area dependant, February to mid May
   
SOUTHERN BLACK
FRUIT: Elongated, dark purple colour
FLESH; Dark cherry colour
SKIN: Smooth, soft but firm, sensitive to handling
TASTE: Sweet and juicy, typical fig flavour
STORAGE: Keeps well under controlled conditions
HARVEST: Area dependant, Breba crop, mid December, and Main crop, end January tot end March
   
KING
FRUIT: Elongated, pear shaped, light purple colour
FLESH: Dark ruby colour, high flesh to seed ratio
SKIN: Smooth, delicate , sensitive to handling
TASTE: Sweet and juicy, subtle fig flavour
STORAGE: Keeps well under controlled conditions
HARVEST: Area dependant, March to end April
   
 
Varieties to suit the fresh as well as dried fruit markets are available.
 
 
 
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