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Small Leaved Fig
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Characteristics: Tree to 15 m spread 5 m
Seeds per packet: 100
Commonly known as the Small-leaved Fig a tree has an erect stem with smooth bark and a widely spreading densely textured crown.
Glossy green blunt leathery leaves 6 cm long. Yellows globular paired fruits, sessile figs appearing in summer.
Can be used as indoor pot plant in cold climates and is often used as a bonsai subject.
Native to New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Prefers a light to heavy soil in an open sunny position, drought and frost tender.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn in temperate climates, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 20-25°C
General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.