Advent Botany 2016 – Day 20: Virgin birth and hidden treasures: unwrapping some Christmas figs — Culham Research Group

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By Katherine Preston & Jeanne Osnas Figs reach their peak in summertime, growing fat enough to split their skins under the hot sun. It’s nearly impossible to keep up with a bountiful tree, and many a neglected fig is extravagantly abandoned to the beetles. Beetles gorge on a fig@BitKblog But here we are, halfway around…

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One thought on “Advent Botany 2016 – Day 20: Virgin birth and hidden treasures: unwrapping some Christmas figs — Culham Research Group

    belasbrightideas said:
    December 23, 2016 at 3:45 am

    Waiting for said bountiful harvest! I’ve got 3 different trees, 3 different varieties – still young, stuttering producers, mostly the Magnolia. Guess it’s got to stop raining for a bit here in Hawaii for them to finally ripen!

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