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Ficus mysorensis

(Syn.: Ficus drupacea), Mysore Fig
Ficus mysorensis



Code: 90258

Price: $15.95

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Family: Moraceae

This is a large spreading shade tree of ornamental value, growing 40 to 50 feet in cultivation. One of the distinctive features is that it sends out buttressed surface roots along the ground. Unlike a number of tropical figs, aerial roots are usually absent. The colorful bright orange-red fruit is used in India in winemaking and for jelly. In southern India, where it is native, it possessess religious significance. Grows rapidly if given enough water and room to grow. Although able to withstand a few degrees of frost, young plants should be protected from cold. USDA zones 9b - 12.



Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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