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Ficus pumila

Common Name(s):
Climbing fig, Creeping fig
Cultivar(s):
Minima
Category:
Vines
Comment:

Prefers partial shade but will tolerate full sun; adult and juvenile form; often grown as a houseplant or in a greenhouse; drought tolerant; severe cold will kill the vine back to the ground; good climber; not hardy in most of NC; this plant is resistant to damage by deer

Height:
40 ft.
Zones:
8-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Texture:
Fine to medium
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Climbing Method:
Root-like holdfasts
Tags:
houseplant, APVG, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2278

Ficus pumila vines and fruit Ficus pumila vines and fruit
Scamperdale, CC BY-NC-2.0
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Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0
Ficus pumilafruit Ficus pumila fruit
Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0
Ficus pumila ripe fruit Ficus pumila ripe fruit
Cerlin Ng, CC BY - 2.0