figs

brown turkey fig fruit bowl

Popular Fig Varieties

There are some 800 species of figs, genus Ficus, but the ones that we grow for the delicious fruits are all varieties of Ficus carica, the common fig.     The edible figs (that is, common figs) do not require cross pollination, so you need only one tree to get fruits. Learn more about why […]

trees

Big Trees and Where to Find Them

The state of Florida is well known for preserving its population of native trees, plants and animals. This southern state is made up of four different climatic zones; tropical rainforest, tropical monsoon, tropical savanna, and humid subtropical. Because of these zones the wildlife population in Florida is incredibly diverse, the temperature and growing conditions drastically effects plant-life […]