CREEPING FIG: GREEN
LATIN NAME: 'FICUS PUMILA'
This fast-growing evergreen vine has clingy and adhesive tendencies. Its small, heart-shaped leaves create dense coverage on any surface spreading 25-30 feet. Ideally used for walls, fences, poles, and trellises.
Amount of Sunlight: Full to partial sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11
This fast-growing evergreen vine needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required.