Port Jackson Fig - Ficus Rubiginosa

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Native to Eastern Australia, this plant forms a spreading densely shading tree. It's a very popular variety for bonsai work as it's extremely forgiving to work with and produces aerial roots. It's also a great container plant which can be pruned to a topi


Please note that this variety is not suited for small residential gardens. If planted in the ground, they can grow quite large and have a very vigorous and invasive root system which can easily damage nearby underground services, retaining walls, pathways

Common Name: Port Jackson Fig, Little-leaf Fig, Rusty Fig Botanical Name: Ficus Rubiginosa Plant size: Approx 15 - 20cm Pot size: 75mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 15m wide. Maintenance: The growing medium should be kept moderately moist during growth. In cool environments allow to dry out slightly between each watering period. Planting: Place one handful of the feed or a small handful of slow release fertilizer around the new plant once planted, fertilize every six months for best results
They prefer well drained soil.

Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Non Flowering

Garden Style

  • Chinese garden
  • Native Garden

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Hedging

  • Privacy Screen
  • Wind break

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Large Trees
  • Natives
  • Shade Tree

Position

  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Topairy


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