Ficus pumilaItem #3685 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
An evergreen vine with small, leathery, dark green leaves. Vigorous-growing, clinging, dense branches will adhere to any surface. A handsome choice for climbing walls, poles, arbors and fences.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.Average Landscape Size:Fast grower 25 to 30 ft. long.Key Feature:Waterwise PlantBlooms:InconspicuousLandscape Uses:
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:FYE-kus PU-mi-laPlant type:Vine - Self-clingingDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:8 - 24Growth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast grower 25 to 30 ft. long.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:InconspicuousDesign IdeasThe very best self-clinging vine for covering sheltered fences and walls. Plant in small vine pocket openings in paving to grow up an arbor. Plant in shaded entryways, under covered patio and on protected fences and freestanding walls. This vine is also valued for training over wire topiary forms. Needs to be cut back occasionally to control spread and to encourage growth of attractive juvenile foliage.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune semi-annually to control size.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.