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Ficus rubiginosa, Rusty-Leaf Fig, Port-Jackson Fig

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Ficus rubiginosa

Rusty-Leaf Fig, Port-Jackson Fig
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate water

Evergreen tree or contained as a wide shrub, rather slow growing, 20 to 50 feet tall (6-15 m), 30 feet spread (9 m), round head; oval dark green leaves, with brown short fuzz on the underside, about 5 inches long (12 cm).Port Jackson fig, rusty leaved fig; gets its name from the rust-covered down which often coats the undersides of leaves.

Ficus rubiginosa is similar to Ficus obliqua.


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