Some popular fig varieties include the Calimyrna fig and the Alma fig. The Calimyrna fig is a Smyrna fig grown in California and is popular when dried. The Alma fig is a honey-sweet variety that is golden inside and out.
Another popular fig is the LSU purple fig, which gets its name from its purple skin, although it is golden inside and firm enough for grilling. The brown turkey fig is especially popular in the south and has yellow brown skin and a pale red interior. Thomas Jefferson the Marseilles fig, which is golden green outside with a white gold pulp.