Figs – Identifying

Identifying flowers is easy compared to identifying figs. There are hundreds of varieties grown around the world. Some are only capable of being grown in a certain part of the world.

Ray Givan is a Georgia fig expert who has an extensive collection of figs.

He has kindly put together a guide to fig identification based on the fruit skin color.

Light-skinned Figs

Dark-skinned Figs

Also see this fig monograph written by Ira Condit in 1955.

This LSU fig publication is very helpful.

Growing Figs in Georgia

Old USDA Bulletin – Fig Growing in the South

fig fruit

fig celeste

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