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Ficus sur

Common names: Broom Cluster Fig (E); umKhiwane (Z); Besemtrosvy (A);

Native to: Southern Africa
Tree

Ficus sur

EVERGREEN

FULL SUN

FROST HARDY

MEDIUM WATER REQUIREMENTS

FAST GROWER

ATTRACTS BIRDS

ATTRACTS INSECTS

AVERAGE SIZE:

35m x 10m
FRUITING TIME:
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Ficus sur

DESCRIPTION

An evergreen wiht a dense, rounded crown. All parts exude a milky latex. The bark is smooth and light grey. The leaves are copper-coloured when young, becoming pale green when mature with wavy margins and irregularly toothed. Round figs (25-40mm in diameter) are borne in large clusters on long, branched stalks.

LANDSCAPING USES
This plant has an aggressive root system so is only suited for large farms or game reserves.
GARDEN THEMES
Forest, Rockery, Tropical, Woodland
FOLIAGE
BARK

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