Drought tolerant, salt-tolerant, low maintenance, slow-growing, compact evergreen grow-anywhere plant. Takes clipping well -great for hedging or groundcover. It's an all-round winner for sub-tropical gardens. Even makes a perfect bonsai
Bonsai image: Hazel Kenady via Flickr cropped to size.
DESCRIPTION: Compact growing fig, dense round glossy foliage, little cream-red berries, ideal grown in containers and used for low hedging and groundcover. USE IN: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in a container for indoor/outdoor or patio planting, bonsai,coastal hedges, ground cover. PLANTING: Suited to full sun and shade, perfect for almost anywhere frost-free. Water during dry periods. Prefers warm climates. CARE: Mulch and water with a seaweed based fertiliser on planting to reduce transplant shock, follow with regular watering until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Prune regularly to help maintain a tidy growth habit. Apply a slow release fertiliser twice yearly and protect from frost. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1m H x 1m W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide