What Is a Fig Tree?

Indigenous to Western Asia, the fig tree is a deciduous tree growing as tall as 50 feet with edible fruits that are brown to purple in color.

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Callie Barber has been writing professionally since 2002. Barber's love for design and writing inspired her to create Design Your Revolution, a blog that shares creative and affordable ways to decorate indoor and outdoor living environments. Her articles have appeared on Travels.com and GardenGuides.com. Barber holds a Bachelors of Arts in international studies from the University of North Carolina.