Fig 'Brown Turkey' (Ficus carica)

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The Brown Turkey Fig produces a beautiful bronze-skinned fruit with reddish-amber pulp. The Brown Turkey is very sweet, but not too rich and is very popular in the South for it's dependability and flavor. 

Not only are Brown Turkey fig trees beautiful in your home landscape, but they're also cold hardy, easy to grow, fast-growing, self-fertile, and very low maintenance! Fig trees thrive in full sun or partial sun exposure and is suitable for containers, indoor planting, and espalier. 

Plant Type:
Deciduous Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall

The first crop (breba) of fig fruit will ripen in late May through June, followed by the main crop will come in September through November.  

Mature Size:
Fig trees grow up to 6-20 ft tall and wide, depending on variety. Growing fig trees in containers is quite easy, provided the roots have enough room to expand, and can also be pruned for bonsai or espalier. Fig trees go dormant and shed their leaves in the winter. This is an ideal time to prune. 

Soil & Moisture:
Rich, moist, well-draining soil. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Fig trees also make really great houseplants indoors as long as they can get enough bright light.

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:
Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 6-11; Patio/Greenhouse 4+.
Cold hardiness depends on variety.

Propagation:
Our Fig trees are grown from cutting or micro-propagation and are capable of fruiting within 1 or 2 years.

See More:
We carry several different varieties of figs, all with their own unique flavors and features. Shop our Fig Trees.

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