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Ficus dammaropsis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Enormous leaves to 3 ft (1 m) long; large fruit

Uses: Shade tree Containers

Zones: 9-11

Description: One of the most spectacular figs, this species from the highlands of New Guinea has huge leaves, as much as 3 ft (1 m) long on a vigorous sapling, with such deeply sunk veining that the whole surface is strongly corrugated. Reaching a height around 25 ft

Growth Habit: Low branching with spreading canopy

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