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Ficus aspera

Classification

Order: Urticales
   Family: Moraceae
            Genus: Ficus
                        Specie: Ficus aspera

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Large sandpapery leaves

Uses: Containers Indoor plant

Zones: 10-12

Description: From islands of the southwest Pacific, this is one of the non-strangling ?sandpaper? figs of tropical Asia and Africa, characterized by the extremely rough, harsh surface of the leaves feeling like sandpaper to the touch. Ficus aspera is known in c

Growth Habit: Crooked spindly habit

Comments: Variegated cultivar available







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