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Figs or ficus carica (Ficus carica), also known by the names of the fig tree, fig tree - belongs to the Mulberry family (Moraceae), subtropical, deciduous, fruit tree. Ficus Karika got its name from the name of the region (Karia) in Asia Minor, from where it began its distribution. It is also common in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. In the Crimea, Central Asia and the Caucasus grows in open ground.

For indoor maintenance, it is better to take varieties whose fruits develop without fertilization (Dalmatian, Kadota, Shuisky, Uzbek yellow, Dagestan purple, Date Neopolitan, Fragrant Nikitsky). With good care, indoor figs can produce several kilograms of delicious fruit per year. In nature, figs reach a height of 5-10 meters, have a short, thick trunk with a gray-brown bark, with slightly branched shoots. The tissues of the branches and leaves of figs, when damaged, secrete a thick white milky juice. The leaves of the ficus Karika are large, solitary, with the lower leaves whole or weakly serrated, and the upper ones are heart-shaped, lobed, divided into 3-7 lobes, reaching a length of 10-25 cm, and a width of up to 20 cm, the edges are wavy, sometimes jagged , are attached to the petiole up to 7 cm. The underside of the leaves is gray-green, covered with small villi, and the upper side is juicy green, rough to the touch. Young shoots of ficus Karika are covered with dense pubescence.

Figs – Ficus carica

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