Yes, it’s November, and yes, a killing freeze is surely headed our way within a few weeks.
But you never know. Maybe this fall will break the mold. Maybe there will be many more weeks of mild temperatures.
So this LSU Black fig celebrates the relentless optimism of creation by breaking forth new growth in November. Almost certainly, this hopeful sprig will be exposed to temps in the 20s within a few weeks and will turn black and drop dead. Almost certainly, all this boundless energy will come to naught.
But you never know.