Ficus destruens
RUSTY FIG
Moraceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
30m
Plant habit
 
30m

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Flowers: n/a

Leaves: glossy; dark green; bronze-brown underneath; bronze-brown new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: orange

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Ficus destruens
RUSTY FIG
Moraceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
30m
Plant habit
 
30m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: glossy; dark green; bronze-brown underneath; bronze-brown new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: orange

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: bonsai, indoors, shade tree

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, deer resistant






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