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Fig Database Help and Resource Page: Extensive Research and Support for Fig Enthusiasts


Jan 4, 2021
The Help and Resource page on the Fig Database website is a comprehensive guide designed to assist fig enthusiasts in enhancing their knowledge and making the most of the extensive research available. Here’s an in-depth look at the various sections and subcategories featured on this page:


The Help and Resource page is structured to provide easy access to valuable information and support. The left sidebar lists the main categories, while the center of the page expands to show the subcategories within each section.

Key Sections and Subcategories​

1. FAQ about Fig Trees

This section answers common questions related to fig trees and their cultivation. Subcategories include:

  • Can I buy fig trees from outside the US?
  • Can I grow fig trees in pots?
  • Do fig trees prefer the sun or the shade?
  • Do fig trees require pollination?
  • How big does a fig tree get?
  • How do I grow a fig tree?
  • How long does it take a fig to ripen?
  • How long will it take my fig tree to fruit?
  • How many crops does a fig tree produce?
  • How many feet apart should I space my fig trees?
  • How much should I spend on a fig tree?
  • Is it easy to grow fig trees?
  • Should I wrap my fig trees in the winter?
  • What are the best varieties of fig trees?
  • What does a fresh fig taste like?
  • Where can a fig tree grow?
  • Where to buy cuttings and plants?

2. Fig Database Features

This section provides information about the various features of the Fig Database, helping users understand and utilize the full capabilities of the site. Subcategories include:

  • An Overall Experience!
  • Feedback for Other Members
  • Fig Database QR System
  • Mapping System
  • More Into Your Catalog
  • Tell Everyone About Yourself
  • Variety Lists

3. PDF Files and Records Collection

This section offers a repository of PDF files related to fig cultivation and research. Users can find in-depth documents and studies to further their understanding of figs. Subcategories include:

  • A Pathogen of Ficus Carica - Florida
  • A Review on Ficus palmata (Wild Himalayan Fig)
  • Belleclaire Nursery Final List
  • Ethnic Figs in America by Ray Givan
  • Bordissot Negra
  • California Agricultural Extensions Service
  • Characterization of Figs in Extremadura
  • Champagne Fig
  • Dried Figs by Wallace P.
  • Ethnic Figs in America by Ray Givan
  • ...and many more.

4. Predefined Fig Variety Searches, Abbreviations, and Acronyms

This section provides predefined searches and a list of commonly used abbreviations and acronyms in the fig community, helping users quickly find relevant information. Subcategories include:

  • Adriatic (JH)
  • BG - Bourjasotte Grise
  • BI39 - Beniamino Infelise 1939
  • BM - Black Madeira, Black Mission
  • ...and many more.

5. Resources

This section lists various external resources that can aid fig enthusiasts. It includes links to agricultural extensions, Facebook groups, growing supplies, and more. Subcategories include:

  • Agricultural Extension and other Fig Publications
  • Facebook Groups
  • Growing Supplies
  • Hardiness Zone Maps
  • Highly Recommended Sellers and Businesses
  • Informational Forums & Websites
  • Recommended Books
  • YouTube Channels

6. User Account, Settings, and Features

This section provides guidance on managing your Fig Database account and utilizing its features. Subcategories include:

  • Account Settings
  • Privacy Settings
  • Managing Your Catalog
  • Subscription Details

Benefits of Using the Help and Resource Page​

Utilizing the Help and Resource page offers several benefits:

  • Extensive Research: Access a wide array of research and information that saves time and enhances your knowledge.
  • Quick Problem Resolution: Find answers to common questions and issues quickly through FAQs and guides.
  • Enhanced Understanding: Gain a deeper understanding of how to use the Fig Database effectively with comprehensive guides and tutorials.
  • Personalized Support: Access direct support from the Fig Database team for specific inquiries or problems.
  • Extended Learning: Access a curated list of external resources to further enhance your fig-related knowledge.

How to Access and Use the Help and Resource Page​

Accessing the Help and Resource page is straightforward. Users can visit the page via the main menu on the Fig Database website. The page is designed to be user-friendly, with clear navigation and organized sections to help users find the information they need quickly.


The Help and Resource page on the Fig Database website is an essential tool for users looking to maximize their experience on the site. By providing detailed guides, FAQs, extensive research materials, and access to support, this page ensures that users can effectively leverage the wealth of information available to them. Whether you’re a new user or a seasoned fig enthusiast, the Help and Resource page offers the support and information you need to enhance your fig-growing journey.