Flower Database

Fig tree

Basic information
Flower Name
Fig tree
Formal Name
Ficus carica
Alias
Fig tree, フィグ・ツリー, 無花果
Habitat
Arabic 
Morph
Deciduous small trees
Comment
Fig tree(scientific name:Ficus carica) is deciduous small tree of the moraceae family in the edible berries. It is called the world's oldest cultivated plants, and was brought to Japan during the Edo period. And rough green leaves are 3 to 5 deep cleft and palmate. Fig tree was named for n. Kanou in SAC green with axillary flowers bloom, the flowers outside. Flower pouch is ripe in the autumn, the purple fruit capsule will be eaten. If eating habits in Japan very much liked and eaten without saline, rarely nectar boiled in feeds. Willingly eaten in Europe, with cakes and tarts. Because female cultivars are the sexes different, but made of fruit nor seeds, propagation is through cuttings. Covered to hide naked in a grass skirt made of fig leaves Adam and Eve in the old testament. Frozen viscoelastic and hurt the trees were white juice comes out. And protein-degrading enzymes in the solution and are used to remove warts. Constipation, neuralgia, etc. There are medicinal and herbal medicine dry leaves and fruit.
Common name: Fig tree, scientific name:Ficus carica, Origin: Arabic, Habitat: Hokkaido, except national, living type: deciduous small tree, height: 2-3 m, shares: Unisexual flowers, leaf color: green, leaf: 3 or 5 deep cleft with palmate, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaves behind: wild hair having the flowers: fig-shaped inflorescence or hidden head inflorescence (hpanthodium) and flowering period: from May to October in June, fruit color: green-purple dark red The fruit shape: spherical lay eggs, fruit weight 50-200 g, edible: Toral, harvest breed began in August (September shipments often) and Oct: cuttings
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Moraceae
Genus
Ficus
Species
F. carica
Flower type
Flower array
Hypanthium
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Garden Orchard
Color
Pink, Cream
Season
May Jun
Height
200  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
 ~