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Ficus aurea


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves; orange-yellow figs

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 10?12

Description: This large strangler fig is native to the larger West Indian islands and the Bahamas but also has a toehold on the American mainland, in southern Florida. Fine specimens can be seen in Miami parks. It makes a broadly spreading tree to 60 ft (18 m) tall wi

Growth Habit: Broad spreading with dense canopy

Comments: May shed leaves in dry season

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