Mature Strangler Fig at Sheep Station Creek in Border Ranges

(1/3) Mature Strangler Fig at Sheep Station Creek in Border Ranges

Strangler figs are an amazing spectacle in Australian Rainforests

(2/3) Strangler figs are an amazing spectacle in Australian Rainforests

Ficus watkinsiana Strangler Fig

(3/3) Ficus watkinsiana Strangler Fig By Poyt448 Peter Woodard [Public domain] (Photo Credits)

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Fig - Strangler

Ficus watkinsiana
As a strangler fig the seeds germinate high in the canopy of the rainforest on a limb or in the fork of a tree. The small trees sends out aerial roots which head for the ground where they take root and begin the process of strangling the host tree, this c... Read More

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Specifications of Fig - Strangler

Preferred Climate Tropical, Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, October, November, December

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