Our 2 fig trees ! ! ! One's sort of like a Chameleon ! ! !
My parents and I own two fig trees.
1) A fig tree that has been rumored to originally came from the Island of Malta. This fig tree is most commonly called Gillette.
Here are pictures of the Gillette tree
Scientists and fig experts have studied the Gillette tree to come to the following two conclusions about it
A) It's a male fig tree (if so the Gillette is the only well known fig tree that is male and produces fruit that is
edible by humans) (all other fig trees that produce fruit edible by humans are said to be female)
B) It's an overly developed female fig tree (I have obsoletely no idea what that means)
I have discovered something very strange about the Gillette fig tree. If the Gillette fig tree is close enough to the
other fig tree that we have the Gillette's leaves that are closest to the Malta Red Purple become very similar in
shape to the leaves of the Malta red purple fig tree's leaves.
The leaves farthest away from the Malta red purple look like a Gillette fig tree is said to look
All the information that I have read about the Gillette fig tree says it's supposed to have leaves like these.
I have seen nothing to contradict that besides our Gillette fig tree. I am fascinated and very curious as to what is going on to change
the leaves of the Gillette fig tree like a Chameleon changes colors to match the color of it's surroundings.
+ why would the leaves need to change shape and look like the tree right next to it.