Brown Turkey

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Brown Turkey is a small to medium sized pear-shaped fig with red-brown, coppery-coloured skin and pinkish-white flesh. Brown Turkey is a good variety for eating fresh, being very sweet, though are not renowned for depth of flavour.

Brown Turkey figs have a Breva crop as well as a main-crop.

Good Fruit Guide Rating: ***

Consumers will enjoy Brown Turkey figs for their sweetness and light flavour.

Sweet, light, soft.

Names: Brown Turkey.

Origin: Western Asia.

Grown in: Brown Turkey figs grow very well in Mediterranean climates, particularly where dry weather can be assured during ripening of the fruit. Commonly found in: Israel, Italy, California, India.

Harvest & Availability: Supplies of Brown Turkey to UK tend to come from the following:

  • January: Israel
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  • March: India
  • April: India
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  • November: Israel
  • December: Israel