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FICUS carica 'Brown Turkey'
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
Buy FICUS carica 'Brown Turkey'
- 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
- Full Sun
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich and plenty of leaf mould. Shelter from cold winds. Keep roots restricted to encourage fruiting.
- May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
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