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Ficus virens

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green well veined leaves; new leaves scarlet or bronze; hairy green figs

Uses: Shade tree Tree for large landscapes Parks Bird-attracting plant

Zones: 10?12

Description: From India through to the Solomon Islands and northern Australia, this briefly deciduous, heavily limbed spreading tree to 50?ft (15?m) has drooping branches and aerial and pillar roots. Its dark green leaves, up to 8?in (20 cm) long, are prominently vein

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy with drooping branches

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