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Ficus sycomorus

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Round, deep green, sandpapery leaves, pale beneath; edible yellow, red or orange figs

Uses: Shade tree Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 10?12

Description: This fig from the Arabian Peninsula and north of Sudan in Africa is the sycamore tree referred to in the Bible and is briefly deciduous. It is a large, thickly branched, sometimes buttressed tree growing to 80?ft (24?m) high, forming a large spreading cro

Growth Habit: Large spreading canopy with buttresses

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