Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey' is the best brown-fruited fig for cool summer climates.
Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey' is the best brown-fruited fig for cool summer climates like coastal BC though it will need more sun and heat than 'Desert King'. It produces good crops of brownish figs with delicious pink flesh. In coastal BC it ripens in August. Also great in containers. Get ready to eat fresh figs every day for weeks. Or serve them with goat cheese wrapped in prosciutto or make fig jam.
Common Name: Common Fig - [Fall Citrus Pre-Order]
Family: Moraceae (The Fig Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Green
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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