Brown Turkey Fig Tree 1-2' Size Shipped
Fig Fruiting Trees
Brown turkey Fig trees have been enjoyed throughout the ages. The common fig tree is small, growing 10-30 feet tall. Its large, dark green, fragrant, lobed leaves give it a tropical look; It is a deciduous plant and does not require pollination to produce fruit. A hardy tree can thrive in poor soil and, because of its robust root system, can tolerate occasional drought. Planting the fig tree in late spring will allow it to develop a deep root system before winter. Fig trees are easy to grow in areas where long, hot summers are the norm, providing shade and shelter for various animals. They produce fruit reliably in Zones 8 and above. Otherwise, they can bring them indoors to overwinter or grow as container plants in a greenhouse. Fig trees don't require much pruning, and propagation takes little effort. The fig tree has a few pest problems, which are not difficult to control.
Brown Turkey Fig Tree Information
The fruit is 1-2 inches long, brown, or purplish when fully ripened. Figs have a unique, lusciously sweet taste, and they are known to provide many nutritional benefits. For example, figs are a rich source of vitamins and minerals. They contain potassium, which helps control blood pressure, and calcium for stronger bones. In addition, they are a great source of fiber which may help with digestion and even weight loss. Many people eat fig leaves for their anti-diabetic properties, which include lowering the amount of insulin. Fig leaves are also used in many home remedies. Figs may be eaten dried, cooked, or raw. Leaves may be chewed or eaten and can also be made into tea. If you are interested in home fruit production, figs are an excellent choice for getting started. They are productive, hardy, wonderfully rewarding, and beautiful.
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