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Fico Secco Piacentino rooted cutting Refresh

4"x9" Tree-pot

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Greetings !!!

Up for auction is this rooted cutting of Fico Secco Piacentino also known as Moro di Caneva.  It originated from the Poalo Belloni in Italy.  It's a small to medium dark fig with an elongated neck.  It has some noteworthy characteristics.   It's super rain resistant.   The long neck allows for easy harvesting.  And the figs will dry on the tree turning into sweet "fig raisins"   This is proving to be a really nice fig for northern growers who struggle with rain late in the season.. 

I have previously listed this one as Fico Greco, but I’ve been notified by a well respected collector that this fig is most likely Fico Secco Piacentino also known as Moro Di Caneva.   It seems after more research that it does indeed look like Fico Secco Piacentino/Moro di Caneva.   It appears that this one also goes by several other names such as: Fico Secco, Moro di Caneva, Moro da Caneva, Fico Moro, Nerino, & Szivarfuge.  Talk about confusing!  I've changed the photo and listing to Fico Secco Piacentino and ask that if you've purchased this one from me in the past as Greco, that you consider re-naming it or at least recognize these all as synonyms.  I'm selling Moro di Caneva from Harvey also, but keeping the sources separate by keeping that name on rooted cutting from that source as Moro di Caneva.

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The starting bid on this variety is the "Reserve" and I believe it to be a more than fair price based on demand and this years recent sales. Buy it now disappears with the first bid.

You will receive the exact plant that is photographed.  This one is grown in a 4"x 9" Stuewe & Sons Tree-pot along with a professional growing mix.   These pots make shipping and growing cuttings a breeze and are easy to transplant.   It should have a very nice root system and should rebound from transplanting easily.  Once transplanted, I think it’s always a good idea to place the newly planted tree in a shadier location for a week just to make sure it can recover adequately in its new environment.   This is especially true when replanting in a southern location or when the temperatures are above 80.   The Heat and sun intensity can be quite different in Texas for example compared to Michigan.

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Dan Foster

  • Variety Name Fico Secco Piacentino

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Please buy Route Insurance upon checkout. https://figbid.com/Help/#Insurance Dan Foster has a rock solid return policy. In the rare instance that you are not satisfied, please let me know immediately and I'll make it right with a refund or exchange. Please understand that I do my best to correct shipping delays and lost packages but those issues are out of our control.Shipping Live Plants is always a tricky endeavor. I strive to carefully pack and ship your plants with care but, they are live plants, and sometimes it gets hot! If you don't have a safe place out of direct sun and heat to receive your packages, please reconsider ordering from me until the weather is favorable or be willing to take on your share of the risk. If you have a plant that you received and it's not doing well, please carefully unpack and water it. Place in a cool shady spot and plant it up if possible. Figs are resilient! Many times figs will shed some leaves as a response to being in a box, but will form new leaves within a few weeks. If you're plant dies due to shipping stress, I will refund after 30 days or situationally. Please send me photos and work with me on a resolution. Please take pictures of packaging and plant if it arrives damaged, be prepared to present this packaging to your local post office as part of their claims process.When it comes to striped figs that do not fruit with stripes: If you get sporadic striping its best to prune the solid portion out of the way, which will encourage the striped wood to prevail. Rigato Del Salento and Paratjal Rimada are good examples of this. If you get all solid fruits, take a picture of the fruit as it's growing on the whole plant and send it to me. If the plant has reverted completely, I will make it right. I can send a replacement or offer a refund. I don't expect anyone to pay a high dollar amount for a striped fig only to have it fruit solid green. Not many others will offer this guarantee, but I understand the beauty of striped figs and also know that they can be finicky. I want you to be happy with what you receive from me.