"Socotran Fig" Narrow fastigate habit: slim stem punctuated with oddly angled propellar leaves of delicate substance. Interesting container subject if regulary shaped; several customers have used this as a standard quite successfully. Not the clone at featured in the gardens at Quail; this comes from the former USDA collection and matches the plant described in several monographs. Quite rare; extremely unique oddball--but may never win a beauty contest.
Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.
If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.×