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Ficus abutilifolia – large leaved rock fig – Grootblaarrotsvy

Ficus abutilifolia is a deciduous tree of South Africa with a spreading round crown and roots which often grow over rocks. The distribution of this tree stretches from Tanzania in the North to Kwa-Zulu Natal in the South. It has a moderate growth rate and can reach a mature height of 10m. F. abutilifolia can [...]

By |2019-04-23T09:08:17+02:00April 23rd, 2019|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Ficus abutilifolia – large leaved rock fig – Grootblaarrotsvy

Ficus abutilifolia – Large leaved rock fig – Grootblaarrotsvy

The showy ‘Klipvy’ is a small to medium-size, deciduous to semi-deciduous tree that can grow up to a height of 15m, but seldom exceeds 5m.  Widespread in the Lowveld, the tree grows easily on rocky outcrops and hillsides where there is good drainage.  The most striking feature of the Rock fig is the conspicuous white [...]

By |2014-08-21T12:26:15+02:00August 21st, 2014|Tree of the Week|0 Comments
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