Ficus pumila (repens) - Climbing Fig


Ficus pumila (repens) - Climbing Fig

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. 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.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Grown in
6-10"/1-3 gal pot, large plant
In stock
$27.95