'Miller's Brown Turkish' Fig

'Miller's Brown Turkish' Fig

$ 30.00

Ficus carica

Light brown figs with red interior. These sweet figs dependably ripen well before the first frost in Connecticut. Cold hardy. This cultivar has done very well for us grown in a large container and is deserving of its reputation as easy to grow fig. This strain on 'Brown Turkey' originates from the former Miller's Nursery of Canandaigua, NY.

Size at maturity: Varies according to training technique, pruning and winter die-back.

Cultivation: Plant in rich, well-drained soil in an area that receives six hours of sun.

Zone hardiness: 7-10. In zones 6 and below winter protection is necessary.

Plant size: One year old trees are about 18" with a dense root system. This size tree will likely fruit in 1-2 years if given proper care.

Shipping Restrictions: Shipment prohibited to CA. No summer (potted plant) shipment to: WA, WY, UT, OR, ND, NM, NV, MT, LA, ID, FL, AZ. These states are permitted for fall bare root shipment. Order now for summer or fall 2016 shipping.

Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.