Cuban Laurel (Ficus microcarpa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 30 to 60 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Cubiformis + strange looking succulents by BrendanCS Jan 8, 2019 12:54 PM 45
Plant identifying by Greatorex Nov 10, 2018 10:26 AM 19
Some sort of parasitic fungus? by eastpaw Sep 24, 2018 11:11 AM 3
Ikea plants feedback by Aphria Aug 18, 2018 4:16 PM 12
Help! New Succulent owner and confused! by shelcarter Jul 17, 2018 2:45 PM 15
What is the scientific name for this plant by hrecca Jun 1, 2018 12:40 AM 1
Ficus Bonsai- which species? by Hamwild Apr 12, 2018 12:59 PM 3
Looking after houseplant for a friend - concerned it is dying! Please help? by imogen Feb 27, 2018 2:14 PM 8
My bonsai has started to make yellow leaves ... by Adamdadz Feb 19, 2018 11:06 AM 12
Bonsai tree by lavera2000 Dec 22, 2017 3:49 AM 13

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