Latin name : Ficus carica
There are three basic varieties of fig: caducous figs, persistent figs and intermediate figs, all of which are thought to be native to the Middle East.
The fig is used for wide range of applications inclusing cake flavouring, ice-cream and syrups.
In ancient times the fig was considered to represent peace and prosperity.
August, September, October
Turkey, North Africa, Greece, U.S.A., Spain