Ficus Pumila (Climbing fig)
Creeping fig, Climbing fig
Note: The image is for reference purpose only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height etc.
It is a species of flowering plant in the mulberry family, native to East Asia (China, Japan, Vietnam) and naturalized in parts of the southeastern and south-central United States.
- Features – Ficus Pumila is an evergreen plant, which can grow up to height of 2.5 to 4 meter and spread 1.5 to 2.5 meters. Special Characteristics – It can grow steadily throughout the entire year. This vine won?t stick to tin surfaces such as colour bond. It would need a timber, brick or concrete surface for the self – clinging pads to adhere to. If you really need to cover a metal fence or garden shed, try using a lattice arrangement attached to the structure for the vine to cling.
- Uses – An attractive climbing plant, used extensively in both commercial and domestic gardens for its ability to cover parts of the garden where greenery is required to grow on masonry, brickwork or even timber
- Flowers – It grows only leaves; it does not have flowers. But it has two more variety that is Fiscus Pumila (Variegata) and Ficus Redicans (Variegated Form with Yellow & Green)
- Moisture & Soil – it can grow in any kind of soil with full sunlight to partial shade with medium watering.