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Ficus binnendijkii Alii Petite

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Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 30cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $60.28 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $66.31 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ficus binnendijkii Alii Petite Narrow Leaf Fig, Long Leaf Fig, Sabre Leaf Fig,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Trees Dense, Upright

Description:
A very hardy evergreen tree commonly used for topiary standards with dense, shiny dark green weeping foliage and a smooth grey trunk. Leaves are long, narrow and pointy. A great feature plant in containers. Flowers are insignificant. Grows to a large tree in the garden in warm climates, but will only grow to 1.5m tall when kept in containers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a well lit position with some indirect sunlight and a well drained soil. Water only when dry and do not over water. Does not like cold drafts. Feed with a balanced liquid fertiliser diluted by half, once a month during Spring and Summer to keep plant looking healthy. Prune as required.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Moraceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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