CREEPING FIG

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COMMON NAME
Creeping Fig
BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus pumila
HEIGHT 1′
WIDTH 20′
MONOECIOUS
EVERGREEN
LIFESPAN 25 years
COLD TOLERANCE
20° F or lower
SOIL TYPE Well drained
DROUGHT TOLERANCE Yes
SALT TOLERANCE Yes
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
Prefers part shade. Likes bright
light, can tolerate full sun (best
to have only morning sun). Avoid
direct sunlight, especially if
plant climbs a building in the
afternoon sun, as this can burn
the plant.
COLOR Green
MONTH OF COLOR All year
FRUIT Green to brown.
Inedible.
COMMENTS Great plant for
covering walls. Very aggressive.
Can be difficult to contain.
Native to East Asia.
PRICE 1 gallon $5