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Ficus altissima/Council Tree

Ficus altissima / Ficus altissima
Trunks of this ficus in a warm climate
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Trunks of this ficus in a warm climate

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Scientific Name: Ficus altissima
Common Name: Council Tree
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Orange
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This fig tree, with and umbrella-like crown, is fast growing and is used as a street tree. It can tolerate drought, shade and poor soils. Like some other figs, it develops aerial rootlets.