Fig ‘Brown Turkey’

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Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’

All purpose fig variety producing beautiful, plump, teardrop shaped, bronze-skinned fruit with reddish-amber pulp.

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Description

‘Brown Turkey’ produces beautiful, plump, teardrop shaped, bronze-skinned fruit with reddish-amber pulp. The fruit is very sweet, but not too rich making it a great all purpose fig. Excellent heat tolerance. Produces an initial (breba) crop in early summer, and another crop in late summer. Self-pollinating. Height 5-12′.

Figs can be grown as trees or pruned to be kept as bushes. In cooler zones, fig branches die back to ground in winter and re-grow again each year, generally maintaining a bushy appearance. The main fruit crop occurs on the current year’s growth although some varieties also have an additional early crop (Breba crop) on old growth. Figs prefer moist, well-drained soil and can be grown in containers or the landscape.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-11
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: Bush 5-6′ ;  Tree 8-12′
  • Fruiting Time(s): May-June & September

 

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Size

1 gal, 1 qt