brown turkey fig - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by jamesbriones
January 25, 2006
Is your brown turkey fig the

Answer from NGA
January 25, 2006
Monrovia's 'Brown Turkey' fig is also called 'California Brown Turkey', 'San Pedro', and 'San Piero'. The skin and flesh colors: Brown; amber. It is highly recommended for California and the Southwest. It has average- to large-sized fruits which have few seeds and are best fresh. Not recommended for drying or canning, this is one of the few figs grown for fresh market. They have a moderately open eye so are prone to souring in humid regions. Small tree is hardy and productive with two crops a year.

What you're looking for is the 'English Brown Turkey'; the alternate names are 'Eastern Brown Turkey', 'Everbearing', or 'Texas Everbearing'. The skin and flesh colors: Brown; strawberry, It is recommended for cool summer regions such as coastal California and the Pacific Northwest. Also recommended for Texas and the Southwest. This tree has average- to large-sized figs. Very productive and attractive tree.

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