Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture: Medium
Native: Yes
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: N/A
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 40 – 60 ft.
Mature Spread: 30 – 50 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Any
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 10b-11

Strangler Fig, Ficus aurea

Very fast growing for quick shade or an excellent sheared hedge. Massive root system. Variegated variety available. Both varieties come in multi stem or single trunk. Has milky sap which burns in contact with eyes or mouth. Freezes at about 28°F.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247