We are blessed with a bountiful supply of fresh figs. We have planted six different varieties of figs, and enjoy the produce from twelve fig trees.
The common fig (ficus carica) thrives in the hot and dry summer season in Red Bluff, California.
The fruit of a fig is pollinated by a unique insect, the Fig Wasp.
"In an orchard there should be enough to eat, enough to lay up, enough to be stolen, and enough to rot on the ground."
- James Boswell
The ants and birds eat to their hearts content. We all steal the fruit from these ancient trees.
Trees: Quotes, Poems, Sayings