Creeping Fig

Ficus pumila

An easy-care solution for covering unsightly fences. Vigorous-growing, clinging, dense branches cling firmly to any surface. A handsome choice for climbing walls, poles, arbors and fences. Small, leathery dark green leaves develop into larger, thick leaves with age; shearing of this mature foliage promotes new juvenile growth. Evergreen
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9 - 11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Average Size at MaturityFast growing stems 25-30 ft. long, spreading 3 ft. wide or more.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitClimbing
Landscape UseEspalier, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Seacoast Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDeer Resistant, Dense Habit, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

Your climate may be too cold for this plant