SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: San Diego Zoo - San Diego, CA
Trainable as a standard. Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to Southeastern Asia.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 50 - 60 feet.
Width: 40 - 60 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. White.. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Red Multiple Fruit Drupelets, Small to Medium (0.25 - 1.50 inches).
Bark Gray, Rough or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 9, 13 and 16 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 12.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales and Thrip.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as High.
Special Uses & Values
Container, Buffer Strip, Shade Tree or Street Tree.
Bonsai or Hedged.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Ficus retusa Tree Record." 1995-2018. Jun 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/ficus-retusa >