Creeping Fig {3 1/2 in. Pots, min 25}

Ficus pumila (AKA F. repens, Fig Vine, Fig Ivy, Climbing Fig, Creeping Rubber Plant)
Pronunciation: FYE-kus PEW-mih-luh
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25 - 249: $5.97 each250 - 999: $5.67 each
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Sweet and English-cottage in appearance, Ficus Pumila, commonly called Creeping Fig, is a staple evergreen groundcover in warmer climates where a rich carpet of covering color is desired. A small, tidy, woody vine that grows easily, Creeping Fig will climb objects 20 feet or higher by aerial rootlets. Without something to climb, it will spread indefinitely forming a lovely, thick horizontal carpet across your garden (tolerating light foot traffic) and over any rock walls or out of elevated planters.

With waxy-green leaves 2-4 inches long, it has a fast growth rate and (once mature) is entirely willing to fend for itself even tolerating drought and some freezing temperatures. Willing to grow at seaside when protected behind dunes or buildings and moderately tolerant of salt, Creeping Fig is a lovely juxtaposition to Palms and any other clump-forming tropicals.

Ficus pumila prefers moist, well-drained, organically rich, loamy soil. Partial shade is preferable, but it tolerates full sun. When considering a strong design element in a landscape, this is a perfect choice for creating a vivid, low-maintenance focal point.

Things To Note
Creeping Fig will destroy most wooden structures because of its hardy constitution, so choose your location wisely. Rock walls are a wonderful option. The glossiness and shade of foliage may vary depending on climate and environment.

Interesting Facts
A relative of the edible fig, Creeping Fig is in fact a true fig that under the right conditions, actually produces a small fruit. Many Asian markets sell it in a jelly form called "grass jelly."
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04/01/2014 By Mary Casey
Product reviewed: Creeping Fig {3 1/2 in. Pots min 25}

We ordered 25 creeping fig plants and not only did they come in absolutely perfect condition, but after one week, we are starting to notice quite a bit of movement from them! We would absolutely order them again, and will give Classy Groundcovers our business over and over!
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When Creeping Fig is young, it is important to keep it watered; however, once the vine matures, it can fend for itself, even during droughts.
In areas where spreading is not desired, trim back the runners before they take root or prune ruthlessly once a year.
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