Fig - Brown Turkey Ficus carica

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Ficus carica. 'Brown Turkey' Medium fruit, bears from late August through late October. Small vigorous tree 10 - 15'. Also called: Everbearing...
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  • Ficus carica. 'Brown Turkey' Medium fruit, bears from late August through late October. Small vigorous tree 10 - 15'. Also called: Everbearing, Harrison, Ramsey, Lee's Perpetual, Eastern Brown Turkey, and Brunswick.

    Produces sweet, high quality edible figs. Most widely grown variety. Rivals 'Celeste' in popularity. Moderate size fruit of bronze color with medium eye opening. Ripens in late July until late fall and will fruit following severe freeze damage.

    Suited to the Southeastern US. It is of the common variety of fig meaning it does not require pollination or another plant to develop and mature fruit.
    Starter plants are shipped in 3" deep pots. We try to keep all of our plants between 3-8" in height with excellent root systems.

    Brown Turkey Fig – Ficus carica. 'Brown Turkey'

     

    Plant Characteristics

     

    Fruit/Flower/Aroma Characteristics

    Plant Height

    Usually to 15 feet.

     

    Number of Fruit

    Very productive

    Common form

    Small tree. Usually a shrub in cultivation

     

    Size of Fruit

    Moderate size, bronze

    Growth

    Vigorous shoot growth

     

    Quality

    Excellent fresh, Excellent processed.

    Leaves

    Thick, 3-5 lobed, rough above

     

    Comments

    Very popular due to consistent and long fruiting season.

     

    Culture

    Soil

    Well-drained soil. Will not tolerate excessively wet soil but needs ample moisture during fruiting.

    Exposure

    Full sun, often planted near a structure.

    Pruning

    Very little pruning as it will reduce crops size.

    Zone

    7,8,9,10

    Comments

    Figs respond to minute amounts of fertilizer during growing season.

     

    Fig, Ficus carica

    Variety

    Fruit

    Season

    Comments

    Celeste

    Small fruit CE*

    Purple/brown

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    Commonly grown in the south. Doesn't bear fruit following severe freeze damage. Resistant to most souring and rotting. Closed eye very desirable.

    Brown Turkey

    Moderate fruit ME

    Bronze

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    Most widely grown variety. Will fruit following severe freeze damage. Medium eye opening.

    Green Ischia

    CE Green

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    Not widely grown, but color and closed eye make it desirable. Doesn't fruit following severe freeze.

    San Piero

    Very large fruit

    Purplish bronze

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    Season? Probably July / Aug. Fruit subject to souring and splitting.

    Magnolia

    Lopsided, Large OE Bronze

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    JUL

    AUG

    SEP

    OCT

    Tends toward souring and splitting. Will bear after freeze.

    Variety

    Fruit

    Season

    Comments          *(CE=Closed eye, ME=Medium eye, OE=Open eye)