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
- March: India
- April: India
- November: Israel
- December: Israel