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    Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'

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    Brown Turkey Fig (7863714644223)

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    Brown Turkey Fig Tree

    Brown Turkey Fig Tree

    Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'

    Regular price $84.95 (No sales tax!)
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    Plant Type
    Fruit Type
    Mature height
    15-20 ft.
    Mature Width
    20-25 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Full Sun
    Grows Well in Zones
    7, 8, 9
    Edible Fruit
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    The Brown Turkey Fig, or Ficus carica, is a beautiful and versatile plant that is a must-have for any garden. With its lush green leaves and juicy, sweet fruits, this plant is sure to become a favorite among gardeners of all skill levels.

    The Brown Turkey Fig is a deciduous tree that can grow up to 30 feet tall, but is often kept smaller for ease of cultivation. Its leaves are large and deeply lobed, giving it a tropical feel. The fruits are medium-sized, with a brownish-purple skin and pink flesh that is sweet and juicy.

    The Brown Turkey Fig is an excellent addition to any garden, as it can be used in a variety of ways. It can be grown as a standalone tree, or trained into a espalier to create a beautiful focal point. It can also be grown in a container on a patio or balcony, making it a great choice for small-space gardening.

    What sets the Brown Turkey Fig apart is its adaptability. It can thrive in a variety of soil types and is relatively easy to care for. It is also self-pollinating, which means that you don't need to plant multiple trees to get fruit. This makes it an excellent choice for novice gardeners who want to try their hand at fruit tree cultivation.

    If you're looking for a plant that is both beautiful and delicious, look no further than the Brown Turkey Fig. With its lush green leaves and sweet, juicy fruit, it's sure to become a favorite in your garden. Don't wait too long to add this versatile plant to your collection - order now from Plants Express, California's #1 Online Plant Nursery.

    Plant Care

    This versatile plant produces delicious fruit and has attractive foliage that can add interest to any garden. To help you get the most out of your fig tree, here's what you need to know about its care requirements:

    The Brown Turkey Fig requires full sun and well-draining soil to grow. It is also relatively drought-tolerant and can be grown in containers or in the ground.

    Ficus carica needs at least six hours of direct sunlight each day to produce a bountiful crop. Plant it in a spot that gets plenty of sun and has well-draining soil. If you're planting it in a container, make sure the container has drainage holes to prevent water from accumulating around the roots.

    The Brown Turkey Fig requires moderate watering, especially during hot and dry weather. Water it deeply once a week during the growing season and reduce watering in the winter. Fertilize the tree in the spring with a balanced fertilizer and again in the summer with a fertilizer that is high in potassium. Be careful not to over-fertilize, as this can lead to excessive leaf growth at the expense of fruit production.

    Prune your Brown Ficus carica in the winter when it is dormant to remove any dead or damaged branches and to shape the tree. Be careful not to prune too heavily, as this can reduce fruit production. Keep the tree free of weeds and debris to prevent pests and diseases.

    The Brown Turkey Fig is a hardy plant that can tolerate a range of temperatures, but it prefers warmer climates. It may not produce fruit in areas with cold winters. Protect the tree from strong winds, which can damage the branches and fruit. Watch out for common pests such as spider mites and scale insects, and take action promptly if you notice any signs of infestation.

    The Brown Turkey Fig is a relatively easy plant to grow and care for, with the potential to produce a bountiful crop of delicious fruit. With the right location, watering, fertilization, pruning, and pest management, your fig tree is sure to thrive and provide you with years of enjoyment.


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    Q: When is the best time to plant a Brown Turkey Fig?
    A: The best time to plant a Brown Turkey Fig is in the late winter or early spring when the plant is still dormant and has not yet started to bud.

    Q: How often should I water my Brown Turkey Fig?
    A: Brown Turkey Figs require regular watering, especially during hot, dry weather. Water deeply once or twice a week, depending on the weather and the soil conditions.

    Q: How do I know when my Brown Turkey Figs are ripe?
    A: Brown Turkey Figs are ready to harvest when they are soft to the touch and the skin is starting to crack. The fruit should be slightly droopy, but not overly so.

    Q: Can I grow a Brown Turkey Fig in a container?
    A: Yes, Brown Turkey Figs can be grown in containers. Be sure to choose a large container that is at least 18-24 inches in diameter and use a well-draining potting mix. Fertilize regularly and keep the plant watered.

    Q: Do I need to prune my Brown Turkey Fig?
    A: Pruning is not always necessary for Brown Turkey Figs, but it can help to keep the plant manageable and encourage fruit production. Prune in the late winter or early spring before new growth begins.

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