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Try Out this Fig Tree Challenge

You might know fig trees, but do you understand them? Let's see through this quiz!
Sohini Mallick Nov 21, 2020
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The scientific name of the fig tree is Ficus carica. The plant belongs to Mulberry family. It is also called the common fig..
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Fig tree is deciduous, which means that it loses all its leaves in a particular season each year.
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On an average the fig tree grows to a height of 7–10 meters (23–33 ft). However, if you're planting fig trees in your garden, the manageable height would be between six and eight feet.
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The leaf of a fig tree is 12-25 cm long and has nice, sweet fragrance. Fig leaves are used to manufacture perfumes for women.
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Fig leaves have 3 to 5 lobes. They are also known as palmate leaves as they resemble the palm of a human hand.
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The leaf of Fig tree shows reticulate venation. There is a network of secondary veins connecting to the main vein.
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Fig trees grow well in wet, clayey and loamy soil with a good water-holding capacity. Black, alluvial soils are great for cultivation of fig trees.
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Fig trees are angiosperms, meaning that they produce seeds within an enclosure, known as syconia. In simple terms, fig trees are fruiting plants.
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The Fig tree fruits can be used to prepare several dishes if the inner sap is removed. Fig leaf is rich in Vitamin A and B. It also contains several minerals like Calcium, Phosphorous etc.
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There are almost 700 varieties of the Fig tree. Some are useful and some are not so suitable for gardening. Four most common groups are Celeste, Alma figs, Brown Turkey, and Purple Genca.
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The Purple Genca fig is also called the Black Spanish fig. The fruit is thick and fleshy, and blooms with a dark  purple or navy blue color.
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Fig tree fruit flourishes during the spring season, in the months of February and March or during the early onset of summer.
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The fig tree is also known as the Keystone species. Its fruit is a very important food and shelter source for many animals, insects, and even human beings.
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In the Bible, Fig tree is the first mentioned fruit tree. It was the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. Fig tree leaves were also used to make garments for Adam and Eve.