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Ficus petiolaris, Rock Fig, Rock Ficus, Texcalamate, Lava Fig

Ficus petiolaris

Rock Fig, Rock Ficus, Texcalamate, Lava Fig
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Mexico
CaudexCan be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Very showy velvet leaves with purple veins. Forms a caudex, good for bonsai. If planted in ground, grows in a small tree. The more water you give this plant the bigger it will grow and vice versa.





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Ficus platypoda, Port Jackson Fig, Rock Fig, Australian Fig

Ficus platypoda

Port Jackson Fig, Rock Fig, Australian Fig
Family: Moraceae
Can be used for bonsaiBig tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterSeaside, salt tolerant plant

The Rock Fig is the most widely distributed of all Australian Figs ranging from rock outcrops in the central desert to the thickest rainforest. Often multi-trunked, it has smooth grey bark. It bears bright orange to red fruit which is relished by birds and other wildlife. In the central desert regions Aboriginal people made it into dried cakes as a survival food. Excellent bonsai subject.



Ficus platypoda, Port Jackson Fig, Rock Fig, Australian Fig
Ficus platypoda, Port Jackson Fig, Rock Fig, Australian Fig


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Ficus pseudopalma, Dracaena Fig, Palm-Leaf Fig, Philippine Fig

Ficus pseudopalma

Dracaena Fig, Palm-Leaf Fig, Philippine Fig
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Philippines
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Palm or palm-likeEdible

Ficus pseudopalma is a shrub growing erect with a naked unbranched stem topped with a cluster of leaves to give it the appearance of a palm.

The new shoots of the plant are eaten as a type of vegetable, and there are a number of traditional medicinal uses



Ficus pseudopalma, Dracaena Fig, Palm-Leaf Fig, Philippine Fig
Ficus pseudopalma, Dracaena Fig, Palm-Leaf Fig, Philippine Fig
Ficus pseudopalma, Dracaena Fig, Palm-Leaf Fig, Philippine Fig


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Ficus pumila, Ficus repens, Climbing Fig, Creeping Fig

Ficus pumila, Ficus repens

Climbing Fig, Creeping Fig
Family: Moraceae
Origin: East Asia
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Vigorous, self-clinging, evergreen vine that holds securely to any surface via aerial rootlets. Leaves are heart-shaped, forming an interesting pattern. Covers large areas quickly. Excellent way to add character to a garden wall. Very common creeper in tropical countries as it can cover a wall very quickly. Outdoor plants can grow to 15" or more. Leaves are simple and small. Very pronounced venation on underside of leaf. Two distinct leaf types: juvenile foliage is very small and tend to hug wall, or trellis that it is growing on. Mature foliage is larger to 2 or 3 inches long and the stem get coarse and starts sticking out from rest of vine. Hairy pear-shaped fruits (to 2.5" long) may appear on outdoor plants throughout the year.

See article about this plant: Ficus pumila - Creeping fig with unbelievable leaves and fruit.





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Ficus pumila (repens) - Climbing Fig

Vigorous, self-clinging, evergreen vine that holds securely to any surface via aerial rootlets. Leaves are heart-shaped, forming an interesting pattern. Covers large areas quickly. Excellent way to add character to a garden wall. Very common creeper in tropical countries as it can cover a wall very quickly. Outdoor plants can grow to 15' or more. Two distinct leaf types: juvenile foliage is very small and tend to hug wall, or trellis that it is growing on. Mature foliage is larger to 2 or 3 inches long and the stem get coarse and starts sticking out from rest of vine. Hairy pear-shaped fruits (to 2.5” long) may appear on outdoor plants throughout the year.
See article about this plant: Ficus pumila - Creeping fig with unbelievable leaves and fruit.

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Ficus pyriformis, Bo Li Rong

Ficus pyriformis

Bo Li Rong
Family: Moraceae
Origin: China
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular water

Ficus pyriformis, Bo Li Rong
Ficus pyriformis, Bo Li Rong


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Ficus racemosa, Ficus glomerata, Cluster Fig, Gular

Ficus racemosa, Ficus glomerata

Cluster Fig, Gular
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Edible

A medium to large tree with a spreading crown. Fruits are borne in clusters on the trunk and branches, and are edible.





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Ficus religiosa, Bo-Tree, Sacred Ficus, Peepal Tree

Ficus religiosa

Bo-Tree, Sacred Ficus, Peepal Tree
Family: Moraceae
Origin: India and Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Bo-Tree, Sacred Ficus. This large deciduous tree is sacred to the Hindus and Buddhists, under which Budda received enlightenment. This fast growing tree usually begins as an epiphytem (air plant, grows on trees) but develops roots to support its height of ninety plus feet. The Bo-Tree has purple figs and is different from other species, because of its slender, long leaf tip.

Can be grown as bonsai.





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Ficus religiosa, Peepal - seeds

Bo-Tree, Sacred Ficus. This large deciduous tree is sacred to the Hindus and Buddhists, under which Budda received enlightenment. This fast growing tree usually begins as an epiphytem (air plant, grows on trees) but develops roots to support its height of ninety plus feet. The Bo-Tree has purple figs and is different from other species, because of its slender, long leaf tip.
Can be grown as bonsai.
Carefully broadcast the small seeds on to the surface of soil. Keep warm, damp and filtered light,after germination gradually increase to full sun.
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Ficus rubiginosa, Rusty-Leaf Fig, Port-Jackson Fig

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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Ficus rumphii, Golden Rumph's Fig

Ficus rumphii

Golden Rumph's Fig
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate water

Ficus rumphii, Golden Rumph's Fig
Ficus rumphii, Golden Rumph's Fig
Ficus rumphii, Golden Rumph's Fig


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Ficus sagittata, Ficus radicans, Variegated Rooting Fig
Ficus sagittata 'Variegata'

Ficus sagittata, Ficus radicans

Variegated Rooting Fig
Family: Moraceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Ficus sagittata is a useful indoor plant that thrives with moderate care. It is grown for its glossy and interesting foliage.

Ficus sagittata 'Variegata' is the most popular of Ficus sagittata varieties being more attractive with its variegated leaves: greyish green leaves which are marked with ivory-white.





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