Homegrown figs

Figs in a bowl, harvested mid-July

Split fig on a sideplate

The tree is very happy in a sun-trap walled corner and still has about thirty figs but they might not all ripen. We’ve taken three ripe ones this week and now all depends on this latest warm spell. We planted the tree in virgin soil that had been under concrete till 2018. It has grown from a small houseplant into a huge and still spreading plant, a kindly monster.

Figs on the tree

Tess with champion fig, mid July

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