Small Leaved Fig – Ficus obliqua

$2.95

Small leaves, a thick trunk and aerial roots make for an attractive bonsai.

The Small Leaved fig, as suggested by it's name, has relatively small leaves which make for an attractive small bonsai. The trunk also has propensity to thicken and develop aerial roots, making for an interesting bonsai specimen that can be grown in various styles.  

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The Small Leaved fig, as suggested by it's name, has relatively small leaves which make for an attractive small bonsai. The trunk also has propensity to thicken and develop aerial roots, making for an interesting bonsai specimen that can be grown in various styles.  

Bonsai Location

Indoor or Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Any

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Edible

In the Garden

A very large tree, the Small Leaved Fig makes a fantastic shade tree for a very large garden or park. It also produces masses of small yellow fruit that taste delicious.

Propagation

A very adaptable tree, this species will grow in all soil types including clay. It also tolerates cooler climates and will grow anywhere in Australia apart from very cold areas. It thrives as an indoor plant, but when used outdoors, it should be planted away from structures owing to its aggressive roots.

Common Name:Small Leaved Fig
Scientific Name:Ficus obliqua
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 250
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:2 (-10 to -5 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Any
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:25m+
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Edible
Growing Information

In the Garden

A very large tree, the Small Leaved Fig makes a fantastic shade tree for a very large garden or park. It also produces masses of small yellow fruit that taste delicious.

Propagation

A very adaptable tree, this species will grow in all soil types including clay. It also tolerates cooler climates and will grow anywhere in Australia apart from very cold areas. It thrives as an indoor plant, but when used outdoors, it should be planted away from structures owing to its aggressive roots.

Product Details
Common Name:Small Leaved Fig
Scientific Name:Ficus obliqua
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 250
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:2 (-10 to -5 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Any
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:25m+
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Subtropical, Tropical, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Edible