The Brown Turkey Fig is This popular self fertile fig tree produces large crops of sweet, juicy figs with a deep red flesh under their brown skins. Fruits develop in spring and ripen from August to September. A second crop often develops in late summer and if protected, these fruits will ripen during the following summer
Fig - 'Brown Turkey' - Fruiting Fig Tree
Mulch heavily with organic materials to conserve moisture. Responds well to pruning and can be espaliered or pruned heavily in the dormant season for size control and to increase the main crop.
Light: Part sun to full sun.
Moisture: Average, well-drained.
Hardiness: Hardy in USDA Zones 7-9.
With winter protection, can be grown as far north as Zone 5. When fully dormant, fig trees can tolerate temperatures as low as 10 to 15ºF (-9ºC). Even if frozen, figs often will resprout from the roots and produce a crop the following summer.