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mgginva

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I am looking for a Col de Dame Gris. Is there anyone out there interested in trading or selling me a plant or cuttings? Please PM me and let's see if we can come together on a trade/price/selling of my soul/ . . . ?
Thanx
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Michael in Virginia (zone 7a) Wish list: Agrigento, Malta Purple Red, Perretta
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The response was not helpful. You may have a tough time procuring this Fig short of paying the going rate
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What is the going rate? I may be able to trade one of my col de dame noirs for one.
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Michael in Virginia (zone 7a) Wish list: Agrigento, Malta Purple Red, Perretta
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I can only tell I was successful two years in a row when purchasing a cuttings from Jon during his February scion sales.

This is the best help I can give you.

I have one but it is way too small to do anything with it. Sorry.

Good  luck in your search.
rcantor

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It's THE fig to get, or one of them  :)  Other figs have gone for over $200 for a cutting just rooted but this one isn't even available anywhere I've seen  :)
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mgginva

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Thank you. I was hoping I'd be able to package a trade as I've got some good figs (70 varieties) and I'm not asking for something for nothing.
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Michael in Virginia (zone 7a) Wish list: Agrigento, Malta Purple Red, Perretta
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Thanks Bob. btw I may be able to help you with the st rita. 
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Michael in Virginia (zone 7a) Wish list: Agrigento, Malta Purple Red, Perretta
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Mgginva, send me a PM.  I have  Col de Dame Gris.  Ipurchased my tree from Jon last year.  My tree is growing nicely with plenty of figs on.  I can start an air layer for you but I can't do cuttings.
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Dennis
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Dieseler <~~~ takes hat off and bows down to Dennis - your a good man .
Now i might down further and kiss the floor if you ever post them UcDavis pics you promised !   ; )
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They are coming Martin.   I gotta find a easier way to drop them down to under 1m.  I got a solution, but it's gonna take bit ofeffort using my IPad.....but it will be faster.
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Dennis i was just messing with you but its a good thing your doing for that fella Mg er i think it may be a fella heck i thought You with name snaglpus , Rafed and BlB may have been Gals at first until later seeing folks call you fella's by names.
All in fun i fell good today as migraine finally is going away as i got a hold of some good meds .  ; )
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Here's my CDD Gris. I just got this plant this spring and it is putting on nice growth. It actually looks better than my CDD Noir and Blanc even though they are at lest a year older. Thanks to a very generous and good guy fig grower on this forum for providing this one to me.    

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Barry yours came from a European line fmv not as present as some of the coll de dama figs floating around 
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something i'm looking forwards to..
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***** all my figs have FMV/FMD, in case you're wondering. *****
***** and... i don't sell things. what little i have will be posted here in winter for first come first serve base to be shared. no, i'm not a socialist...*****
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Barry,

That is nice looking and "certified" FMV free you can't beat that.

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Charles in Pensacola AKA Darkman
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Winter of 09/10 low 19
Winter of 10/11 low 19
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Winter of 12/13 low 31
Winter of 13/14 low 19
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Thanks Charles, it is growing very well. There is some evidence of fmv but not nearly what is found on other CDDGris in this country, that's what Dan was saying. 
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Did any one get ripe fruits yet

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Yes I had fruits and they are second to none for taste, and flavor,as grown in my Back yard.
It is a late ripening cultivar ,especially when young,but I know it will become earlier as an adult tree,when it stops growing up.
So far I planted three trees for myself,and you know I do not keep bad cultivars ,more than 4 years to get a good idea,about them.
I am going to take some cuttings but not a lot of them,as to chop the tree down as i need to get it to adult stage as it is only 4 years old.
This one is a cultivar like Maltese Falcon,in that is a little more sensitive to adverse conditions especially when young so yes if you need a care free tree it is not for you,but if you want to take good care of it then the rewards will be great.
If you live in a ideal climate,warm and mild ,then it can grow care free.

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What kind of adverse conditions, sevre cold, over water, rain, extreme heat?  I am interested as I should have one for next year and I would like to not kill it.
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severe cold or not enough long Summer to get them ripe properly.
Lack of full sun,in your climate will get you nowhere with this cultivar,you must have full sun,all day.!

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Chivas

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I am assuming it's a good candidate for forcing then?  I don't have a big hoophouse, 14 x 12' so I was going to let some of the later ripening varieties sit in the greenhouse from April or so with a floating row cover during the night on cold nights and days, if any freezes are expect just bring them back inside for the time was my thought to getting a good crop of figs on these types, has anyone had luck doing this?
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Well if anyone has one of these for me to buy or trade for I'd be happy to have some PMs, too   :)
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".....you must have full sun,all day.!"

Totally agree. CddG loves the heat and a sunny location, same is true with the Noire.

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