Several ficus plants like fiddle leaf fig are known to cause irritation and poisoning in pets, but what about ficus carica? The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) lists some ficus species as toxic for cats, dogs, and horses. There are no specific mentions of Ficus carica being toxic to cats… Read More »Are Fig Trees Toxic to Dogs and Cats?
Peter’s Honey and Kadota are fig varieties that often, like many others, get confused. Are they the same fig variety, and if not, how are they different? Those are the two questions usually asked about Kadota and Peter’s Honey fig. There are even those who swear they are the same fig variety. Are Peter’s Honey… Read More »Peter’s Honey Fig vs Kadota
When it comes to dried figs, there’s a lot of debate over whether or not they should be soaked before eating. Some people say that it unlocks the nutritional benefits, while others maintain that it simply makes them taste better. So, what’s the verdict? Should you soak your figs before popping them into your mouth?… Read More »Should Dried Figs Be Soaked Before Eating?
Fig trees are known for their delicious fruit, but what if you want to know which fig variety is the largest? Fig varieties come in many sizes. Some of them may be larger than others, depending on the species and type of fig tree. I will compare figs by size to see which one is… Read More »What Is The Largest Fig Fruit? – Fig Variety Comparison
There are many misconceptions about types of figs, what they are, and especially about which figs are edible. I was shocked looking at the answers some websites give. It’s like they just copy the same wrong information over and over again from each other. Most caprifigs are actually edible but not nearly as desirable to… Read More »Caprifig vs Edible Fig – How To Identify a Caprifig?
I’ve recently seen a lot of confusion about what exactly Improved Celeste is. Seems two groups of people can’t agree upon which variety should hold that name. We have to distinguish which variety Improved Celeste is in order to do a valid comparison with Celeste fig. Let’s see what LSU breeds are and how they… Read More »Improved Celeste vs. Celeste