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Creeping Fig Vine

Creeping Fig Vine

Regular price $8.70 USD
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Plant Type: vine
Plant Height: 20-30 feet
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Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Creeping Fig Vine, scientifically known as Ficus pumila, is a fast-growing, evergreen climbing vine native to East Asia. It is highly valued for its ability to cover walls, fences, and other structures with a dense mat of small, dark green, heart-shaped leaves, creating a lush, verdant facade. This vine is also popular as a ground cover in garden landscapes where vertical space is limited.

Creeping Fig attaches itself to surfaces through a vigorous, adhesive root system, allowing it to climb heights of 20 to 30 feet or more when given appropriate support. Initially, its foliage is small and delicate, but as the vine matures, the leaves become larger and the stems more woody.

Adapted to full sun to partial shade, Ficus pumila thrives in well-draining soil and is relatively drought-tolerant once established. It prefers regular watering, especially during dry periods, to maintain its vibrant appearance. The vine can tolerate a range of soil types and pH levels, making it versatile for various landscape settings.

In landscaping, Creeping Fig Vine is often used to soften and beautify walls, trellises, and fences, serving as a natural "green wall." It is also effective in covering unsightly structures, providing privacy screens, and creating shaded garden alcoves. Due to its aggressive growth habit, it requires regular pruning to keep it in check and prevent it from overtaking areas where it is not wanted.

Overall, the Creeping Fig Vine is an attractive and versatile plant, ideal for adding greenery and visual interest to both vertical and horizontal spaces in the garden. Its ease of care, adaptability, and lush appearance make it a popular choice for gardeners and landscape designers seeking to incorporate vibrant, living elements into their outdoor environments.

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