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Common Name: Creeping Fig

Species Name: Ficus pumila

Family Name: Moraceae





Plant Facts  
Origin East Asia
Sun Preference Partial
Susceptibility Mealybugs, spider mites, and scale are common



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 10-foot diameter, 50-foot height
    • Leaves: Small, thin and leathery, cordate, and base oblique; white latex bleeds from cut stems or leaves



USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 9
Notes Most commonly used as ground cover or wall covering


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