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FICUS carica 'Brown Turkey'
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- Good to know - best grown trained against a sunny wall or fence.
- Pests & Diseases - trouble free if grown outside.
- Place of Origin - western Asia, eastern Mediterranean.
- Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
- Height - in metres - 3m (10ft)
- Spread - in metres - 4m (12ft)
- Deciduous - rounded 3- or 5- lobed leaves 10-24cm (4-10in) long.
- Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
- Tree - or tall shrub with spreading head. Pear-shaped receptacles develop into single fruit to 10cm (4in) long, green when young, then dark-green, purple or dark-brown when mature.
- Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
- Against a wall - keep roots restricted to encourage fruiting
- Full Sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich with plenty of leaf mould.
- May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
- Rounded to broadly spreading
Free-fruiting fig with a good yellow autumn colour. The fruits have purple-brown skins when ripe and are rich and sugary which makes this an excellent dessert variety
Pack of 5 Tree Guards - protection from vermin and strimming.
(Pack of 5 guards) £5.00
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00
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