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PlantFiles: Fig
Ficus heteropoda

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Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ficus (FY-kus) (Info)
Species: heteropoda

Category:
Trees
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Klaus89 On Jun 10, 2013, Klaus89 from Pittsburgh, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

This fig species is large rainforest tree native to Indonesia. The large figs are eaten by birds and fruit bats in its native habitat. It is very rare in the plant trade, but seem as fast-growing and easy to care for as most other Ficus species. Also make good bonsai.



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