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Fig Key Facts Chart

VARIETY Skin Colour Flesh Colour Fruit Size Fruit Use Harvest Growth Habit Mature Size
BLENHEIM Black/purple Red Small Eat fresh, dried or cooked April Spreading 4 to 5m
BROWN TURKEY Brown with purple tinge Cream tinged with red Medium Eat fresh, dried or cooked March/April Spreading 4 to 5m
BRUNORO BLACK Purple Dark red Small/medium Eat fresh, dried or cooked April Spreading 4m
BRUNSWICK Bronze Pink Large Eat fresh, dried or cooked April Spreading 4 to 5m
CANDY Green/yellow Deep red Medium to Large Eat fresh, dried or cooked April Spreading 4m
MRS. WILLIAMS Purple/red Carmine Medium bell-shaped Eat fresh, dried or cooked January and April Spreading 4 to 5m
MALTA TYPE 1 Bronze to dark brown/purple Red Small/medium Eat fresh, dried or cooked February/March Spreading 4m
VLASSOFF / ATHENREE DARK Purple/black Red/purple Large Eat fresh, dried or cooked Dec/Jan then March/April Spreading 4 to 5m

NOTE:

  • All are self-fertile.
  • Figs enjoy root restriction and will fruit better when potted or in harsh growing conditions.
  • Ideal to espalier against a sunny wall or containerise in a small garden.

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