Hardy Fig Brown Turkey
Hardy Fig Brown Turkey
Hardy Fig Brown Turkey
Hardy Fig Brown Turkey

Hardy Fig 'Brown Turkey'

Amazingly tough here in the UK, the ‘Brown Turkey’ fig Tree boasts delicious and juicy fruits during August and September. Perfect in pots and positioned in a sunny spot in your garden, it will produce…
1 x 9cm Pot
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Amazingly tough here in the UK, the ‘Brown Turkey’ fig Tree boasts delicious and juicy fruits during August and September. Perfect in pots and positioned in a sunny spot in your garden, it will produce masses of pear-shaped fruits that have a deep red skin and pink flesh. Supplied as a single-stemmed established plant in a 9cm pot, ready to pot on.
  • Max Height:400 cm
  • Max Spread:400 cm
  • RHS Garden Merit
  • Perfect In Pots
  • Plant In Sunshine
  • Winter Hardy
  • Edible
  • Easy To Grow

Top Tips

  • Restrict the root growth of all figs by growing in pots on patio, or planting the pots into ground
  • Keep well watered when fruits swell up

Care Guide

Planting Advice for Fig Brown Turkey

  • Pot-grown shrubs can be planted at any time of the year as long as the soil is not waterlogged or frozen. If in doubt, err towards spring but remember to keep pots well-watered so that the soil does not dry out.
  • Shrub roots generally tend to spread out rather than down, so dig a planting hole 3 x wider than the roots of the shrub you're planting, and mix some well rotted compost or manure with the soil from the hole and use this to re-fill one the shrub is in place.
  • We've found that a square hole is better than a round one as the new roots, once they reach the edges tend to grow in a circle round the circumference of the hole whereas when they reach the corners of a square hole, they find it easier to grow through.
  • Before planting soak container-grown shrubs thoroughly and allow to drain.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Add Mycorrhizal fungi to the roots when planting to help plants establish quicker.
  • Place your shrub in the hole at the same level at the pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball and water well.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.
  • Alternatively, plant in a large container filled with good quality, soil-based compost.

Aftercare Advice for your Ficus

If you’re planting in spring or summer, water well and regularly for the first few months.
Once planted, keep the area free of competing weeds and grass for the first couple of growing seasons.

Pruning Advice for Brown Turkey Fig

  • This standard tree should be pruned to keep its shape and size. When pruning, aim for a balanced top that allows light into the centre of the canopy.
  • Prune twice a year:
    Early spring: remove any branches that spoil the shape, or any that are crossing or damaged, along with any suckers appearing from the ground or lower stem. If needed cut back one or two branches that have become too long and bare to a 5cm (2in) stub to stimulate new growth from the base of the branch.
    Early summer: pinch out the new growth at five or six leaves. Do not prune later growth.

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Size Guide
Tray Of 120 Plugs
Small Plugs

Height 4-6cm


Grow On?:

Tray Of 60 Plugs
Medium Plugs

Height 5-7cm


Grow On?:


Height 8-12cm


Grow On?:

Jumbo Plugs

Height 10-20cm


Grow On?:

Garden Ready
Garden Ready

Height 14-20cm


Grow On?:
Not Necessary

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