An attractive self fertile tree with handsome foliage, that produces a heavy crop of medium sized pear-shaped figs. The green skinned fruits have a delicious, sweet flavour and yellow and red flesh. Fruits develop in spring and ripen from August to September. A second crop often develops in late summer and if protected, these fruits will ripen during the following summer. Fig 'Brunswick' is particularly well suited to the UK climate being particularly hardy and more tolerant of colder, wetter growing conditions than many other varieties. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 4m (13').
- Position: Full sun, sheltered
- Soil: All soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering
- Eventual Size: Up to 4 metres, but can be pruned
- Habit: Bushy
- Foliage: Deciduous
- Fruit: Usually one crop of fruit per year, but sometimes two in a hot summer or under protection
- Common Names: Fig Tree 'Brunswick'
In March remove a proportion (1/4 to 1/3) of older branches
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