Brown Turkey Fig Trees
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Brown Turkey Fig Bushes in Zone 5

Anonymous added on April 27, 2011 | Answered

If some type of protection in winter is necessary,  what type? If not, Brown Turkey in my growing zone, could you perhaps suggest another type?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 28, 2011

Brown Turkey figs can survive in Zone 5, but you will need to mulch the base very well, plant it in a sheltered location (such as next to a wall or building) and expect that it will die back to the ground every year.

Other more cold tolerant figs include Chicago Fig and Celeste Fig.

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