Ficus pumila 4
Ficus pumila 4

Ficus pumila
(Creeping Fig)
(Fig Vine)
USDA Zone: 10A - 11
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Origin: Japan, China and Vietnam
Type: Evergreen vine, Aerial roots

Typical Height: Depends upon supporting structure
Typical Spread: Depends upon supporting structure


Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: High
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Flower Color: Green
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Irritant
Family: Moraceae
Propagation: Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Fine
Environmental Issues: Invasive

Typical sizes at the nursery:
1 G

Typical planting distance:
18” O.C.

Common Uses: Hanging baskets; Vine; Fences; Masonry
Category: Vines

Notes: Aggressively attaches to masonry, Create cool green curtains of dense foliage on unattractive block, masonry, and concrete walls,

+ In this Photo:
Ficus pumila
(Creeping Fig)
Leaves close-up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
April 2015
Fort Myers
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade County
Department of Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://www.backyardgardener.com/plantname/pda_1a6a.html

http://www.floridata.com/ref/f/ficu_pum.cfm

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2029/