O’Rourke Fig – LSU Variety!
This is the real deal O’Rourke developed by Ed O’Rourke in 1960 and released through the LSU Agriculture Center fig program. O’Rourke is a cross between a Celeste and a Capri fig from California. It has a long neck with tan to light brown skin and the flesh is a reddish light tan. Different from our LSU Improved Celeste – O’Rourke have 5-7 loped leaves. Partial closed eye when ripe. Ripens in July – August. Zones 7-10.