It is much hardier to frost, drought and baking-full-sun. It flowers and fruits more profusely. During the past decades all types of forms (variegates, dwarfs, wrinkled leaves) have been available and this green type is now difficult to find.
Picture with fruits by: JMK - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23108823
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