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laeotis

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I found this 30 year old fig tree driving through side streets, need help identifying it.

It has very large green figs that stay green or yellow; all are green right now! and most are over two inches wide, the guy said he normally gets three crops of figs a year. Here are some picks of the leaves...
Oh, and the figs had somewhat of a long neck.
I got plenty for cuttings.
The eye was closed and he said the figs get huge, like 3 3 1/2 inches wide.

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Pictures from today, I wanted to have a pic of the figs, was thinking it might help, and more cuttings.

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Beautiful tree. Sorry I can't be of more help. I'm not familiar with '3-crop' trees.

Maybe some pics later of inside/outside ripe fruit could shed some light.

Do you know if this is common, Smyrna, San Pedro? Perhaps that's a good place to start...

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Must be common sense he located in AZ. BIG FIGS ATE ALWAYS INTERESTING TO HAVE.
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I'll cut open one of the figs and post a pic if that helps, but it was somewhat hollow with a closed eye.

The fig I cut open wasn't ripe, still has several weeks to go.
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I thought the wasp made its way into Arizona. I learned something today
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Think California is the only spot in usa. I could be c wrong.
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Do the leave shapes hint at any possible varieties?
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White Adriatic is a possibility.
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I think you will have to wait for ripe fruit before anyone contributes something somewhat definitive. Those look like breaba, so get pics of the inside and out of breba and main crop. 
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White Adriatic is a possibility.
very nice guess. The middle leaf is identical to White Adriatic

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Very light and spongelike, I'm guessing they need a bit longer

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Yes like a lot longer.
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Beautiful tree.
I wouldn't rule out Lattarula or similar to that. It all has to do with the interior color of the fig.
You'll have to wait another month or so until the bredas ripen .
The leaf shape could be an indicator but as you can see from your pics it has at least three different patterns so go figure... lol
White interior with lots of seeds is my guess
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Anyone know the type of this tree? It may be common? It is in my neighborhood and I'm a newbie. I'm trying to find out if it is related to another tree. The fruit is sweet but not overly sweet and slight seed crunch. The skin is sort of thin.  figingrid.jpg  figingrid2.jpg  figingrid3.jpg  figingrid4.jpg I
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Regarding the OP, it might be White Marseille.
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I'm thinking these figs needed another week to 10 days to fully ripen.
Will post again soon with updates... some other figs I couldn't reach were yellowing a bit.

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