Ficus pumila/Fig Vine

Ficus pumila / Ficus pumila
Wall planting of fast growing fig vine
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Scientific Name: Ficus pumila
Common Name: Fig Vine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Climbs on walls made of almost any material. Its aerial rootlets cling firmly to surfaces and leave very visible traces when the vine is removed. It may conceal the presence of termites, wood rot or structural problems. It can grow to great height and spread many feet, depending of supporting structure. Tolerant of dry soils.