All About Fig

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.

Fruit fact...

In ancient times the fig was considered to represent peace and prosperity.

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Times of harvest

Northern Hemisphere

August, September, October

Significant countries of origin

Turkey, North Africa, Greece, U.S.A., Spain