This Wiregrass tree is a fig deal

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HARTFORD, Ala. (WTVY) -- For one retirement home resident, her favorite attraction is in the backyard.

We're talking about a fig tree behind Hartford Retirement Village.

It is so special, she's given it a name - Mr. Fig. Now everyone calls it that.

It's not the taste of the fruit that excites them the most. It's the size of the tree.

"It’s huge and it produces figs like crazy. Other figs trees I’ve seen are nowhere near that. They're about a third of the size maybe not even that big," says resident Luann Hill.

Residents pick the figs and the kitchen staff makes them fresh preserve.