- Learn more about the fig tree genus - Ficus.
Other Names: Higo, figue, feige, fico
Native to: Western Asia
Fruit: The fig is a type of fruit called a synconium. The thick skin can range from green, to brown, to purple. The pulp inside has the texture of jelly.
Hardiness:Zones 8-10. There are varieties that can be grown as low as Zone 5.
Uses: Figs can be eaten fresh, dried, and used in desserts.
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