Picking plump, juicy figs straight from a tree is one of life�s greatest pleasures, especially when served up with some wafer thin slices of Parma ham and a drizzle of honey. Divine!Boasting masses of large, pear-shaped fruit with deep red flesh that are ready for picking in late summer and early autumn, Brown Turkey is perfect in a large pot or grown in the ground. Even before the fruit is ripe the large shrub or small tree adds a presence to the garden as branches are clothed with large, deeply lobed leaves. Despite originating from warmer climes, this amazing fig is incredibly tough, easily shrugging off temperatures down to -15C in the UK. Extremely drought tolerant when established, figs do best in a brightly lit, sunny spot.Keep plants productive and compact by restricting roots by growing in large pots or planting in 60cm square planting holes fill the base with a layer of gravel and line sides with paving slabs.
Picking plump, juicy figs straight from a tree in late summer is one of life’s greatest pleasures!
It is perfect for growing in a large pot where you can keep roots restricted, which will in fact increase crops.
Brown Turkey’ is one of the best varieties for UK gardens thanks to its hardiness,easily shrugging off temperatures down to -15C.
It’s also extremely drought tolerant and great for a brightly lit, sunny spot on the patio or in the gardenand can be left with little maintenance needed.
Supplied asa lollipop form ‘standard’ tree approx.70-100cm tall in 3L pot ready to plant out – please note: this tree will bedormant in winter so will not have leaves fromNov-April.
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