PlantsFicus→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
Water Preferences: Mesic
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 30 to 60 feet but can be kept to 3-6 feet in height with regular pruning
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Plants are very resilient.. can grow in a crevice both natural or

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