Are Ficus Bee-Pollinated?

Ficus trees, which include the common fig (Ficus carica), are pollinated by wasps, not bees. Palomar College notes that there are more than 1,000 species of Ficus and each has at least one type of wasp as a pollinator.

Keywords: ficus, fig trees, tree pollination

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