Fig 'Brown Turkey' (Ficus carica)
Fig 'Brown Turkey' (Ficus carica)

Fig 'Brown Turkey' (Ficus carica)

Regular price $14.95
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The Brown Turkey Fig produces a beautiful bronze-skinned fruit with reddish-amber pulp. The Fig is very sweet, but not too rich. This variety is very popular in the South for it's dependability and flavor. The fruit is also incredibly healthy and supplies a great source of calcium, potassium, magnesium, copper, and iron.

Brown Turkey Fig is cold hardy, easy to grow, fast growing, self-fertile, and very low maintenance! Thrives in full sun or partial sun exposure and is suitable for containers, indoor planting, and espalier. Fig trees go dormant and shed their leaves in the winter. This is an ideal time to prune. The first crop (breba) of Brown Turkey will ripen in late May through June, then the main crop will come in September through November.  

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How to Grow Brown Turkey Fig

Plant Type: Deciduous Fruit Tree

Harvest Season: Summer - Fall

Mature Size: 10-20 ft.

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

Exposure: Full Sun, Light Shade

Zone Hardiness: 5+