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Moreton Bay Fig – Ficus macrophylia

(100 seeds)

$4.45

A great indoor or outdoor bonsai which is great for producing aerial roots.

A favourite with bonsai growers, the Moreton Bay Fig is an ideal tree for the beginner as it can recover from just about any amount of pruning. A favourite for root over rock styles, the tree produces aerial roots freely and holds onto its glossy green leaves, keeping the plant looking its best all year.  
 

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A favourite with bonsai growers, the Moreton Bay Fig is an ideal tree for the beginner as it can recover from just about any amount of pruning. A favourite for root over rock styles, the tree produces aerial roots freely and holds onto its glossy green leaves, keeping the plant looking its best all year.  

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Size

Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

In the Garden

A native from the mid coast of NSW up to the tropics. The Moreton Bay Fig often grows an immense and dense canopy that make it a great tree for a park or a large shade tree for the backyard, Like most other figs it also manages well in pots and in colder climates can make an attractive indoor plant that is hard to kill.

Propagation

A tropical tree, this species might manage a minor frost once in a while but preferrably it needs to be in a frost free environment. It will also grow best in a humid environment, so if inside, to get best growth, it is best placed above a water dish or it can be misted down with a spray bottle every now and then. Tolerant of most soils, this tree will grow in just about any soil medium.

Common Name:Moreton Bay Fig
Scientific Name:Ficus macrophylia
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 100
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Size:Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:25m+
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants
Growing Information

In the Garden

A native from the mid coast of NSW up to the tropics. The Moreton Bay Fig often grows an immense and dense canopy that make it a great tree for a park or a large shade tree for the backyard, Like most other figs it also manages well in pots and in colder climates can make an attractive indoor plant that is hard to kill.

Propagation

A tropical tree, this species might manage a minor frost once in a while but preferrably it needs to be in a frost free environment. It will also grow best in a humid environment, so if inside, to get best growth, it is best placed above a water dish or it can be misted down with a spray bottle every now and then. Tolerant of most soils, this tree will grow in just about any soil medium.

Product Details
Common Name:Moreton Bay Fig
Scientific Name:Ficus macrophylia
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 100
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Size:Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:25m+
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Subtropical, Tropical
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants

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