Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'
Taisha is both the photographer and author of today's entry. She writes:
Today's photographs of Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey', or the 'Brown Turkey' common fig, were taken in UBC Botanical Garden's Food Garden. The Garden currently has two fig trees (the other is Ficus carica 'Desert King'). Both trees are espaliered, and currently in flower. 'Brown Turkey' and 'Desert King' are the two common...
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