The Black Mission fig tree is a favorite. This fig tree bears large size fruit and is a heavy bearer. This popular variety of fig tree originated in Spain. It produces sweet, pear-shaped fruit that has purplish-black skin with strawberry-colored flesh and a rich flavor. Many experts consider the Black Mission fig tree to be the best all-around variety for United States. This fig tree is great for jellies, jams and healthy on-the-go snacking. Ripening summer to fall, this fig tree will bring you a huge crop of figs.