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What are Brown Turkey Fig Trees?

What Is a Brown Turkey Fig Tree?

The Brown Turkey Fig Tree is a deciduous tree native to the Mediterranean region. This plant reaches an average height of 10 - 30 feet (3 - 10 meters). The skinned leaf blade has an elliptical shape and can grow up to 5 inches.


How Do You Take Care Of Brown Turkey Fig Trees?

The brown turkey fig tree needs plenty of sunlight and water. It should be planted in soil that drains well and has good drainage. The tree can be grown indoors as long as it gets sufficient light.

How Much Sunlight Can A Brown Turkey Fig Tree Take?

Brown turkey fig trees should be placed in areas with total sun exposure to receive enough light for photosynthesis. If you live in an area with little sunlight, you may need to move your plant indoors during winter.

Do Brown Turkey Fig Trees Back Up Every Year?

Yes, Brown Turkey Fig trees can back up every year. It is a normal process of the tree to produce new growth from the center of the trunk and not from the base of its roots. Though this process creates a dense canopy, it does not cause any harm to your tree.

How Does A Brown Turkey Fig Tree Look Like?

Brown Turkey figs have large leaves that are dark green during springtime when they first emerge from dormancy. In summer and fall, they turn into bright green leaves that resemble ferns or palm fronds. The flowers on the fig trees are small and white and appear on the branches in springtime before the leaves do.

Where Do Brown Turkey Fig Trees Grow?

This fig tree is native to the Mediterranean region but can also grow in California and other parts of the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia.

What Are The Environments In Which Brown Turkey Fig Trees Grow In?

The Brown Turkey fig tree grows best in warm, humid climates with lots of sun exposure. If you come from a colder area, you can still grow your fig trees from cuttings taken from an existing tree or seeds purchased online or at your local nursery.

Are Brown Turkey Fig Trees Toxic?

No. The leaves and fruit of the brown turkey fig tree are not poisonous to humans or other animals.

How Do You Grow A Brown Turkey Fig Tree?

The best way to plant a brown turkey fig tree is by digging a hole twice as wide as the root ball, then fill in with compost or organic matter. Then place the fruit tree in the hole and backfill it with soil.

How Do You Care For Brown Turkey Fig Trees?

Brown turkey fig trees do not require much maintenance other than regular watering them during the dry season and fertilizing them once a month.

How Did Brown Turkey Fig Trees Get Their Name?

The name "brown turkey" comes from the fruit of this tree. When they are ripe, they are brown and resemble a turkey's head when viewed from above.