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Ficus pumila

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Description

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 and is moderately salt tolerant.

Cultivars:
  • Minima
Tags:
#evergreen#houseplant#salt tolerant#apvg#deer resistant
Cultivars:
  • Minima
Tags:
#evergreen#houseplant#salt tolerant#apvg#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ficus
    Species:
    pumila
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Vine
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    8b, 8a, 9a, 9b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Salt