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Brown Turkey Fig Tree

Brown Turkey is known by a number of different names, some of which are Texas Brown turkey Texas everbearing or Old Brown Turkey. Adaptable to a wide range of climates, this selection is recommended for areas of high humidity where a closed eye is required to keep fruit from souring. A large elongated fruit with dark brownish purple skin, Brown Turkey is a heavy producer of 2 crops of fruit a year.
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Item #2071.
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USDA ZONES: 7-10 Outdoors, 4-11 Patio
 
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Brown Turkey Fig Tree is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'

Brown Turkey is known by a number of different names, some of which are Texas Brown turkey Texas everbearing or Old Brown Turkey. Adaptable to a wide range of climates, this selection is recommended for areas of high humidity where a closed eye is required to keep fruit from souring. A large elongated fruit with dark brownish purple skin, Brown Turkey is a heavy producer of 2 crops of fruit a year. The early crop or Breba crop is large and sweet with the main crop being medium size and abundant. A beautiful, dark copper to purple-colored skin with a meaty flesh that is rich and sweet. This is a fig that's a longtime favorite. The white-to-pink flesh perfect in salads or desserts, dried or fresh.

Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Purple
Ripens:
May - August
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water/drought tolerant
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:

12' - 15' height with 12' - 15' spread

Figs can be maintain to a manageable size with pruning
Years to Bear:
2
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 20° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
7 - 10
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
4 - 11
Chill Hours:
150 - 250
Size & Spacing

12' - 15' height with 12' - 15' spread

Figs can be maintain to a manageable size with pruning

10 to 12 feet on Center

Planting & Care

Figs will tolerate any type of soil as long as it drains well. Figs require 8 hours a day of full sun and long hot summers to produce fruit. The Brown Turkey Fig is adapted to colder climates. Some protection may be necessary in temperatures below 20 degrees F. They like regular water when first planted, but will tolerate drought once the tree is established. Water deeply at least once a week the first year. The sap of fig trees can be irritating to those sensitive to latex Where gloves when pruning the trees or harvesting the fruit. Figs are easily be trained as espaliers and do well in containers.

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