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Climbers - Exotic | Ficus pumila

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Product Code:278
Mature Height:10 m
Mature Width:3-4 m
Growth Habit:Climbing/Creeping
Evergreen or Deciduous:Evergreen
Leaves:Small, Heart-shaped
Leaf Colour:Light Green/Dark Green
Soil Moisture Requirements:Well drained, Dry
Garden Position:Sun or Shade
Environmental Tolerances:Seashore / Coastal, Drought / Dry, Disease/Pest, Shade/Low Light
Garden Theme:Formal, Sub tropical

Plant / Product Features:
Vigorous evergreen climber clings by aerial roots along the stems. Attractive small heart-shaped juvenile leaves. Once the vine has reach the top of its support if will begin to form horizontal branches on which adult foliage is borne. Adult leaves are more leathery than the juvenile leaves and are dark green. Remove woody branches to maintain juvenile form. Once established, needs only occasional watering. Creeping fig is not particular about soil. It's less aggressive and easier to manage when its grown in less fertile, drier soil. This vine will grow at seaside if protected behind dunes or buildings.

Landscaping Uses:
Excellent for softening concrete or brick walls and dampening traffic noise. Use it in conjunction with wire frames to make 'instant' topiary. This vine also makes a good ground cover for large plantings where it looks great scrambling over boulders and tree trunks.

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Price Guide Descriptions
Budget: Younger/smaller plants requiring time to grow in, ideal for large areas.
Landscape: Plant sizes used by professional landscapers.
Premium: Plants that have been 'grown on' to provide impact to your planting.
Instant: Large grade specimen trees providing an 'instant' effect.
Ficus pumila