SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Balboa Park - San Diego, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.
Native to tropical Africa.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 25 - 40 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Green. Flowers in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Green Multiple Fruit Drupelets, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 22 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 12.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Container, Buffer Strip or Shade Tree.
Bonsai or Espalier.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ficus lyrata Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/ficus-lyrata >