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Ficus lyrata

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Large leaves; green figs

Uses: Indoor plant Containers Courtyards

Zones: 9?12

Description: From rainforests of central Africa and tropical west Africa, this distinctive species often partnered the rubber tree (Ficus elastica) as one of the favorite indoor plants of the 1950s and 60s. The outline of the large stiff leaves resembles that o

Growth Habit: Erect habit with bushy crown

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