Ficus hilli – Ornamental or Weeping Fig
DESCRIPTION: Trees are supplied as either a bush form or already trained to a standard with a clean trunk.
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Oval to spreading if left unchecked. Usually trimmed to a hedge or standard or pleached. Very dense foliage
FOLIAGE: Highly glossy green leaves
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Insignificant
BARK: Speckled grey
GROWTH RATE: medium to fast
LANDSCAPE USES: Hedge, standard, container, pleaching, shade tree. A very clean plant to use around pool areas but must be maintained regularly to reduce spread of the invasive root system.
TOLERANCES: Prefers full sun to part shade. Tolerates most soil types. Can handle wet sites. Tolerates most conditions including, pollution and root compaction.
TREE CARE: Plant away from drains, pipes and paving