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Ficus pumila Ice Caps

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ficus pumila Ice Caps Creeping Fig,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Indoor Plants Climbing / Twining, Dense, Spreading

A vigorous, fast growing, self supporting creeper with attractive green and white variegated foliage. Will cover walls quickly, but can also dislodge roof tiles and damage wooden fences. Prune often to avoid less attractive mature foliage. Check that it hasn't been declared an environmental weed in your area.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Moraceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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