General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: trails and climbs to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: 1 to 1 1/2 inches long, shape resembles oak leaves with irregular toothed margins
Fruit: Showy
Other: Tiny, yellow fruit.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Oakleaf Fig
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Ficus montana
  • Synonym: Ficus quercifolia

Photo Gallery
Location: McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, Florida
Date: 2016-11-06
Location: McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, Fl
Date: 2016-11-06
Growing as a ground cover

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