The fig is a tree of small dimensions, 10 to 30 ft high, with numerous spreading branches and a trunk. It contains copious milky latex.
Believed to be indigenous to Western Asia and to have been distributed by man throughout the Mediterranean area. It has been cultivated for thousands of years.
Brown Turkey—broad-pyriform, usually without neck; medium to large; copper-colored; pulp is whitish shading to pink or light red; of good to very good quality; with few seeds. The tree is prolific. This cultivar is well adapted to warm climates. Grows to a mature size of 10 to 30 feet tall and wide quickly with a broad crown of large deeply lobed rough leaves.