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Multi-Graft Tree - Popone, Rigato Del Salento (A Version) PV, Martinenca Rimada

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cepeders Moorestown, NJ US
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Great opportunity to try three rare striped varieties on one plant. This auction is for the grafted tree in the picture. The rootstock was started in fall of 2019 and grown last summer in the large 6X16" tree pot, which contains nearly 2 gallons of potting mix.  Popone, Rigato Del Salento (A Version) PV, Martinenca Rimada were grafted to the rootstock November 2020. The rootstock is either Brown Turkey or Celeste and comes from a couple of vigorous trees that grow close together.

Popone is a rare striped, or variegated,  fig originating on Elba island in Tuscany. This plant produces beautiful yellow and green striped fruits with red to amber interiors. The original source is Belfiore Nursery in Florence Italy.

Rigato Del Salento (A Version) PV (Punto Verde Nursery, Unifera) is a beautiful striped fig, this version ripens only a main crop.

Martinenca Rimada is a striped Spanish variety from M. Pons. This fig darkens as it ripens with a dark skin and berry flavor when ripe.

We are a certified nursery in NJ under the name Tinkerbug Figs. Our plants are grown in a greenhouse that is certified to be free of Japanese Beetles and other pests, which allows us to ship to all of the lower 48 states.