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FICUS carica 'Brown Turkey'



Commonly known as: Common fig.


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

Small £16.50 each
Pot size: 2 or 3 Litre
Delivery Information
Available again from APRIL 2017.
Large £45.00 each
Pot size: 7.5 Litre

Mature Size

3m (10ft) tree Average Person
  4m (12ft)
 

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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 - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 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

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