Ficus ingens | Red-leaved fig trees for sale
Red-leaved fig is a fast growing, medium-small, semi-deciduous tree with large, dark-green leaves. Young leaves have an initial red tint, giving it a striking appearance. Ficus ingens is known for its variation in growth form. Some specimens have a low, spreading growth tendency, while others grow upright, akin to a typical tree appearance, In both cases the tree develops striking gnarled roots. Hence the tree has excellent potential as a pot specimen. It is also a popular bonsai. Plant red-leaved fig in a large garden to create a tropical look wile also attracting fruit eating birds.
Value to honeybees: Nectar, N0; Pollen, P0; Propolis, PR0-2 Flowering months 9-4. (See blog-post "The bee-value of South Africa's trees" for an explanation of codes)
For more information on this species go to PlantZAfrica. Ficus ingens, Red-leaved fig tree
Currently only available in 50L
Ficus ingens (Red-leaved fig) in 50L for sale.
Recommended retail price-50L