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About Ficus pumila
This popular vine is none other than the Ficus pumila. Commonly known as the Creeping Fig, this self clinging vine showcases heart shaped green leaves that develop into long leathery leaves with age. Clinging to almost anything in its path, this vine is great option for low maintenance landscapes that want a manicured feel but with very little effort.
Best planted in full to partial sun, the Creeping fig is an easy and fast growing plant. Water in well drained soil, deep and regularly until established or during warmer months. Once established, water more infrequently. Prune occasionally to promote growth or to control where it spreads.
Where to Plant
The Ficus pumila can attach itself to almost anything. Whether you plant it to cover fences, walls, posts, wire forms, or even the trunk of a tree, this vine will conveniently cling. With year-round interest and inconspicuous blooms, you can expect it to grow as much as 25-30 feet tall by 3 feet wide.
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Botanical Name: Ficus pumila
Common Name: Creeping Fig
Average Landscape Size: 20-30' x 3'
Plant Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color: Green
Sizes: 1 Gallon, 5 Gallon
Special Features: Low Maintenance, Waterwise, Easy Pruning,See more of our plants