Brown Turkey Fig


Brown Turkey Fig (Ficus carica) stands out with its rich, amber flesh and deep brown skin. This fig tree guarantees a consistent yield of succulent fruits, perfect for fresh eating or culinary creations. Its sprawling branches and spring blossoms add a touch of elegance.

2-3′ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 7-10
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate, weekly
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: High
Chilling Hours: 100-200

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 10-20′ tall, 15-25′ wide
Plant Spacing: 10-15′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (fig wasp)
Bloom Time: June-September
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 2-3″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet
Fruit Color and Appearance Brownish-purple
Harvest Time: July-October
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store in cool dry place
Years to Bear: 3-5

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Fig Mosaic Virus: Moderately Resistant
Endosepsis: Moderately Resistant
Root Knot Nematode: Moderately Resistant
Phytophthora Root Rot: Moderately Resistant
Fig Borer: Moderately Resistant
Fig Scale: Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Lifespan: 15-20 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to Western Asia
Nitrogen Fixing: No