Plant Catalog - FICUS PUMILA VARIEGATA
FICUS PUMILA VARIEGATA
Ficus pumila 'Variegata'
Variegated Creeping Fig
A tropical evergreen vine with a vigorous, self-clinging habit, able to climb most surfaces with aerial rootlets. Young leaves are heart-shaped, delicate, and variegated dark green with irregular white edges. Mature leaves are larger, elliptic, leathery, and also variegated. Popular as an indoor plant. Inedible, pear-shaped fruits sporadically develop on outdoor plants. Root system spreads invasively.
USDA zones: 9 - 11
Sunset zones: 8 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: climbs 30 - 40 feet
Light needs: full sun, part shade
Water needs: regular water