This versatile tree offers delicious figs that make a tasty treat all year round! There are many options for harvesting these medium sized figs. You can bake with them, dehydrate and dry them for year round storage, eat them plain or with honey, and fruit salad. You name it!
Brown Turkey Figs are an exception to the usual hot-blooded Mediterranean types of figs. This cold-hardy variety displays all of the best traits of a common fig including the magnificently shaped light-green leaves, smooth gray bark, and yummy edible purple-brown fleshed fruit. Contrastingly, unlike other figs it will survive winters in a variety of climates.
The ficus carica is cold hardy in USDA zones 7-9 making it great for the southern United States. Brown Turkey’s produce 2 crops of figs a year. There is a small crop in early summer and a second larger crop of figs that ripen in early fall. All year round growing season.
This attractive deciduous garden fig tree has an interesting winter appearance because it loses some of it’s leaves in freezing temperatures. Not to worry though, as soon as temperatures start rising again the fig leaves flush out to fill in it’s appearance.
Thrives best in full sun and average, well-drained soil. Prune the Brown Turkey Fig tree lightly annually for best growth. Not prone to most leaf spots, but spraying with a fungicide may help if you experience issues. Be sure to water well the first year of planting to establish a strong root system.
These plants and trees do not ship bare root. They are rooted in a container with soil.
Growing figs is an easy to maintain fruit tree and the brownish purple fruit are sure to please the tasting senses. Shop our Brown Turkey fig for sale!
Fig Grow Guide coming soon! We can tell you the difference of a Brown Turkey vs. Celeste
Ficus Carica ‘Brown Turkey’
- Edible fruit
- Cold hardy
- Attractive foliage
- Low maintenance