The Common fig (Ficus carica) is a large, deciduous, shrub or small tree native to southwest Asia and the eastern Mediterranean region (Greece east to Afghanistan).
The edible fig is one of the first plants that were cultivated by humans. Figs are one of the highest plant sources of calcium. Fig (genus Ficus) is a soft, sweet fruit. Figs are also in a popular snack, Fig Newtons. they can also be made into Fig Rolls.