There are certain characteristics of Fig that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Fig is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Abyad, Adriatic, Alma, Atreano, Bataglia, Black Bethlehem, Black Madeira, Black Mission, Brown Turkey, Sierra, Calimyrna, Kadota, Deanna, Figoin and Hardy Chicago Fig. Fig varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Conical and its textureis Fleshy. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Fig, its taste is sweet.
Fig color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Figs are available in shades of green, purple and red.