Ficus nitida



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Ficus retusa nitida, F. microcarpa

Common Name: Indian Laurel Fig, Chinese Banyan

A tropical evergreen tree with upright branches and dense foliage. Adaptable to pruning as a hedge, screen, or standard. Leaves are large, dark green, glossy and leathery. Popular as an indoor tree. Produces multiple aerial roots in wet areas. Best in containers due to aggressively spreading root systems.

USDA Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 9, 13, 16 - 24

Mature Height: 20 - 60 feet

Mature Width: 20 - 60 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Regular

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