Creeping Fig - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots

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Name(s): Ficus pumila, Ficus repens, Creeping Fig, Climbing Fig, Creeping Ficus.

Flower Color: Insignificant.

Bloom Time: Insignificant.

Foliage: Evergreen.

Height/Spread: 2 inches to 4 inches when prostrate, climbing to 40 feet.

Climate Zones: 8, 9, 10, 11

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.

Soil Condition: Well-drained to dry, average to poor, pH 5.6 to 7.5.

Features: Drought tolerant, heat-loving, grown for foliage.

Uses: Xeriscaping, trellises, ground cover, wall cover, container gardens, indoor foliage, topiaries, bonsai.

Comments: Perhaps you have seen Creeping Fig, Climbing Fig, Creeping Ficus, (Ficus pumila, Ficus repens) covering garden walls in lovely cities of the Deep South. Clinging closely, it lends dark green softness to all kinds of structures. In colder climates it is used to carpet ground and cover walls in conservatories and greenhouses, or to cover topiary forms. The matting is usually about 2 inches deep, but can become deeper as the plant matures. Foliage is oval-shaped and ranges from 2 inches to 4 inches in length. Vines will climb anything up to 40' high.

Creeping Fig is cold-hardy only in USDA climate zones 8 through 11. Partial shade is recommended, though it will tolerate full sun. Soil should be well-drained and slightly moist.

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