"Curly Tree Ivy" Also often called "Botanical Wonder: for it is a hybrid of Aralia and Hedera. Star-shaped leaves deeply fluted (sometimes listed as F. undulata) on erect semi-woody stems. Tolerates considerable chill. The variegated clones of this are being given a recovery rest period currently.
Traditional houseplant, winter hardy in the very deep south: glossy very deep green palmate leathery leaves with decorative points, densely placed on the stout upright woody stems. Perfect for that spot too chill for most of your houseplants.
WE ARE TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK. DO NOT ORDER AT THIS TIME. "Iranian Fig" with deeply fingered leaves with three main deep lobes; produces very sweet edible figs. Considered at least Z8b winter hardy. We have had some problems keeping this propagated during some seasons of the year. We considered dropping this from our...
"Golden Council Tree" Thick boat-shaped leaves broadly margined with clear yellow-ochre; habit of F. elastica with a less rigid habit. The yellows of this are most effective when placed with any of the F. elastica cultivars (with their pinks & purple foliage) in your interior designs.
"Clown Fig" Available irregularly. There might be a wait. Inquire. Sandpapery leaves flecked creamy white, gray green and dull tanish pink with a bit of green mosaic to maintain sufficient chlorophyll; fruit striped cream. Eventually achieves considerable stature. Needs a constant level of humidity to ward off attacks ...
Extremely wee fig with lovely tiny shimmery leaves more twisted & petite than those of 'Too Little'; heavily branched selection for those mame creators for whom 'Too Little' is simply too big. Always a great favorite with bonsai trainers, newly popular for inclusion in terrarium landscapes as its scale is very miniatur...
Very delicately statured with pertly curled tiny pale olive to lime green leaves with emerald brushings along the midrib. Difficult outside a terrarium. Best check before ordering, as it is much sought after and thus can be in limited stock.
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A selection of "Java Fig" displaying a distinctly lateral habit with wide slate green leaves irregularly edged in cream. Slightly larger statured than the white margined 'Silver King,' but easier as a houseplant.
"Orange India Fig" Dull glossy narrowed heavily substanced leaves thickly set on non-drooping branches; Very distincly colored orange figs with maturity. Tolerates drier conditions than any other cultivar or variety of benjamina we have grown. Some suggest this is to be reclassified as F. philippensis. New growth of th...
Impressive "Golden Weeping Fig" wide branching stems packed with large quite wide glossy leaves of a beautiful creamy lime with splashes of darker green along the midvein. Distinctive cultivar originally received from John Criswick. Such extreme variegation typically requires higher levels of humidity than other "Weepi...
A wonderful new introduction for 2013. Recommended. Semi-weeping habit on stout erect trunks with multitudes of small ornately curved leaves richly speckled and streaked-- an unusual and highly attractive variegation pattern seldom obseved on fig cultivars. Easy to grow.
Very wide leaves with clear white margins fading to cream gold; typically horizontal branch planes. Very seldom available as is slow growing and unhappy with direct sun exposure or low levels of humidity, which results in leaf burn.
The perfect miniature fig for indoor bonsai: thickly foliaged with tiny recurved glossy leaflets on twiggy branchlets. A great find by Jim Atchison, from whom this clone derives. Possibly the best place to start for an indoor bonsai experience if you anticipate needing some immediate positive stroking as a master of tr...
Available for the coming season once again. Distinctive "Zig Zag" branches with glossy fluted leaves; has European patent. Exotic Angel Pat. 8929 for "Rainne" as the "Carribean Dwarf Banyan Tree"!! 'Wiandi' grows more vertically and produces smaller leaves than 'Rainee'. No really clear view of this seems attainable fr...
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Leathery smooth oval leaves on low epiphytic species; popular among indoor bonsai trainers as waxy small leaves reduce well, the stems grow laterally quite easily, & (with good humidity) masses of strangler roots give good character especially as trained over coral or other character stones. (Techniques for this proced...
"Boxwood Fig" Compact willowy branches loaded with tiny leathery elongated-triangle leaves; the petite stature, easy culture and early fruiting make this a traditional favorite for bonsai.The alternate name for this plant is Ficus linguaand, this may be more correct.
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"Edible Fig" This does not maintain good variegation on the leaves. The first three pictures are of this plant. This selection is the traditional famous Japanese clone with striped stems on new growth and initially mottled leaves soon fading to green. Used in Asia as a laxative and as a wart remover; a traditional frui...
Crinkly deep green leaves are elongated triangles from much- branched trunks; good indoor shrub/tree from Zimbabwe easily forming decorative strangler roots. Most interesting as a standard (soon swallowing up its initial training stake) for when "stooled" on top will send out endless shoots in all directions like a dan...
"Birchbark Fig" Decorative peeling bark on solid woody trunks; boat-shaped leaves; clusters of round woody fruit. A "Character" greenhouse subject sometimes tolerant of indoor conditions. Sent as available.
Beautiful "Purple Rubber Tree" with thick glossy cardboard leaves thickly spaced on the woody central stem. Tolerates low humidity.
"Miniature Rubber Tree" Very dark green glossy leaves thickly spaced on the stout stems. Remarkable dwarf selection noted for retaining the heavy appreviated foliage as new shoots repeatedly form, creating a tidy column of thick beautifully succulent leathery foliage thickly spaced. Most handsome. Much too slow growing...
Brilliantly variegated "Rubber Tree" with amazing color possible to keep even in areas of lower humidity as the thick leathery leaves have a waxy surface protecting them from and rapid loss of moisture. The angular growth habit is easily toned down by judicious pruning.
Unique woody, twiggy low growing "character" trunks give this quirky hybrid of F. carica x pumila high marks with cascade bonsai trainers who also value its richly haired, quilted foliage. this selfbranching jewel needs high humidity like its carica parent to maintain good spidermite free foliage; loves a pole or wall ...
Long leathery pendant leaves closely shingled on handsome somewhat weeping branches; commoner but better growing cousin to the Ficus longifolia above developing papery mahogany-umber trunks speckled with bright whitish bars--best situtated so this ornately designed trunk can be easily viewed. Epiphytic African strangle...
Beautiful golden lime toned leaves with several shades of green feathering on elegantly arching woody stems. Very impressive new cultivar for the serious collector. We have a few of these finally available.
Long leathery pendant leaves closely shingled on handsome arching branches; rare species developing papery mahogany-umber trunks speckled with bright whitish bars--best situtated so this ornately designed trunk can be easily viewed. Epiphytic African strangler more deeply dramatically weeping than the similar smaller a...
"Fiddle Leaf Fig" African species with dramatic dark handsom leathery foliage--an easy indoor plant. These are perfectly beautiful small plants ready to expand into imposing specimens for you. The most distinctive thing about this clone is that the leaves are closely and lightly packed, one on top of the other. Very go...
"Green Island Fig" Dark glossy boat-shaped oval leaves very thickly set on much-branched stems which soon develop corky bark of great character. Very popular bonsai subject which readily develops cute clusters of acorn-like fruit. In good or bright light, these have a blunt leaf; in our greenhouses with less than full ...
"Tiger Bark Fig" Excellent bonsai with short, branching trunk decoratively striped as well as adorned with raised white dots; all holding an array of small glossy bright toned leaves (not variegated). Excellent as a standard; perfect as a tropical bonsai. Check for availability before ordering.
"Dwarf Tiger Bark Fig" Excellent bonsai with short, branching trunk and very dwarf leaves; excellent as a standard; perfect as a tropical bonsai; but also perfect for terrarium culture. We do have limited availability at this time but anticipate offering more in the spring.