Ficus pumila

Botanical Name: Ficus pumila

Phonetic: Figh-kus Phoo-Mill-uh

Common Name(s): Creeping Fig

Family: Moraceae
Origin: China, Vietnam, Japan
Plant Type: Vine
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, ovate,
Leaf Color: Green
Texture: Medium (young foliage), coarse (aged foliage)
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Insignificant
Flower Color(s): Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zones(s): 8-24
Growth Rate: Fast                              
Height: 20-30+ Feet
Spread: 3-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, scale, aphids, mealy bugs, thrips, spider mites
Soil: Soil-based potting mix

Features: Attractive foliage, aggressive, self-attaching, low maintenance, showy fruit, fast growing and vigorous, produces a milky sap, pear-like fruit
Uses: Walls, ground cover, containers, rocks

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