Ficus Lyrata ‘Fiddle leaf Fig’

Ficus lyrata, commonly called fiddle-leaf fig or banjo fig, is native to Africa.



Ficus→Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata)

Common names:
Fiddle Leaf Fig
Lyrate-Leaf Fig
Fiddle-Leaf Fig


General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 5 feet to 40 feet
Plant Spread: 5 feet to 35 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: round, less than .5 inch, green, not showy, fleshy, does not attract wildlife
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil