Ficus microcarpa 'Flash' (Hills Fig)

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Ficus microcarpa 'Flash' (Hills Fig)

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Elevate your landscape with the timeless charm of Ficus Hillii, affectionately known as the Weeping Fig. This versatile evergreen is your go-to solution for adding a touch of verdant luxury to both your outdoor haven and indoor sanctuaries. Commonly referred to as the Weeping Fig, Ficus Hillii is a botanical masterpiece that promises to transform your surroundings. This exceptional evergreen is ideal for creating dense hedges, enhancing streetscapes, amplifying gardens, breathing life into indoor spaces, and even evolving into a captivating bonsai.
Common Name: Weeping Fig
Mature Height: 6-8 meters, but can be pruned to your desired size
Mature Width: 4-6 meters, but can be pruned to your desired size
Foliage: Dark green, glossy leaves, Ficus Hillii boasts year-round emerald elegance, unchanging in its lush vibrancy.
Flowering Period: While flowers take a back seat, Ficus Hillii shines through its opulent foliage, offering a lavish green display throughout all seasons.
Soil Tolerance: Ficus Hillii thrives in an array of soil types, from sandy to loamy and clay-based. However, it thrives best in well-draining soils, shying away from excessive moisture.
Drought Resilience: Once established, Ficus Hillii can handle drought
Sunlight requirements: From full sun to part shade
Low-Maintenance Care: Requiring only minimal care, regular watering and occasional pruning are all Ficus Hillii needs to maintain its regal stature and enchanting appearance.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: Water when the top 5-10 cm of the potting mix is dry to the touch. Do not overwater to prevent root rot.

Soil: For pots: premium-quality potting mix in pots that have good drainage. For the ground, well draining loam with pH between 6 - 6.5.

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Fast

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: High

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally trouble free, but keep an eye out for mealybugs

Mature height: 8 m

Mature width: 3 m

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Fruit: Insignificant

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