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Ficus pumila 'Quercifolia'/Oak Leaf Creeping Fig

Ficus pumila  'Quercifolia' / Ficus pumila  'Quercifolia'
Ths plant has tiny leaves that resemble those of an oak
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Ths plant has tiny leaves that resemble those of an oak

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A creeping fig good for ground covers

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Scientific Name: Ficus pumila 'Quercifolia'
Common Name: Oak Leaf Creeping Fig
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A creeping fig suitable for a ground cover, although not for expansive areas. It has tiny lobed leaves, somewhat like miniature oak leaves. This plant is used in topiaries or hanging baskets, on totums and in the landscape. Cultivars include: 'Minima', with slender, small leaves; ’Quercifolia’, tiny