26 Jul 2005, 6:16 a.m. - David Quidnunc

You can grow them pretty far north. A late relative grew them in Connecticut, with weather similar to England. You need to protect the trees a bit against the winter weather, but they survive it.

26 Jul 2005, 9:01 p.m. - Terry Foreman

Fig: encyclopedia article (keep the Quidnunc Qualifier in mind) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fig Fig hisory, varieties, selection, recipes http://homecooking.about.com/library/weekly/aa082800a.htm

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