Looking for a large and fruitful tree for your landscape? Consider the fig, an easy to grow, tall, and wide specimen that rewards little attention with bushels of sweet, fat, and juicy fruit that can be crafted into so much more than just Newtons. Learn more about this generous tree now on Gardener’s Path.
■Fig fruit is low in calories. 100 g fresh fruits provide only 74 calories. However, they contain health benefiting soluble dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment anti-oxidants that contribute immensely for optimum health and wellness.
Fresh figs, especially black mission, are good in poly-phenolic flavonoid anti-oxidants such as carotenes, lutein, tannins, chlorogenic acid…etc. Read more: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/fig-fruit.html