The national fig of Portugal, grown throughout that country but particularly in the Algarve, and even in the Azores. Fairly common in Italy, where it is known as Lampas Portoghese in Tuscany, grown as an early commercial fig. A fig of San Pedro type, particularly for the breba crop in July.
Fruits very large, elongated, deep green with discreet lavender flush when ripe; contrasting purple scales surrounding eye. Flesh amber, lavender near to eye; juicy, luscious, sweet.