Plant Catalog - FICUS NITIDA GREEN GEM
FICUS NITIDA GREEN GEM
Ficus retusa nitida 'Green Gem'
Green Gem Indian Laurel Fig
A tropical evergreen tree with upright branches and dense foliage. Adaptable to pruning as a hedge, screen, or standard. Leaves are large, dark green, glossy and leathery. Popular as an indoor tree. Produces multiple aerial roots in wet areas. Best in containers due to aggressively spreading root systems. Considered the premier variety within the species.
USDA zones: 10 - 11; indoors
Sunset zones: 9, 13, 16 - 24; indoors
Mature size: 30 - 40 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun, part shade
Water needs: regular water