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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
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.
Small £16.50 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Available autumn 2020 -
Large £50.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - rounded 3- or 5- lobed leaves 10-24cm (4-10in) long.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Against a wall - keep roots restricted to encourage fruiting
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • May cause skin allergy or irritant - Having skin or eye contact with these plants could result in an allergic reaction, burning or rash.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - best grown trained against a sunny wall or fence.
  • Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free if grown outside.
  • Place of origin - western Asia, eastern Mediterranean.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich with plenty of leaf mould.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
3m (10ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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