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Ficus superba

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Pink new leaves, turn green with age; purple figs

Uses: Shade tree Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 9?11

Description: A large, briefly deciduous tree with some aerial roots, this fig is a native of Japan, China and Southeast Asia to the Moluccas Islands. Its young leaves are pink, becoming mid-green with maturity, and grow up to 10?in (25 cm) long. Flying foxes feed on t

Growth Habit: Dense spreading canopy

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