What fruit grows on a fig tree?

Fig trees produce figs, which are unique in structure. Although most fruits are formed from the ovary of the flower, the fig is actually an inverted flower enclosed in stem tissue. In some varieties, figs develop without pollination.

Keywords: fig tree fruit, fig fruit structure, fig tree pollination

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