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Scientific name: Ficus nitida

  • Plant type | tree
  • English | Indian or cuban laural
  • Dutch | Nitida
Indian or cuban laural, Nitida
Ficus nitida

IN GENERAL

  • Height in meters | 15.00
  • Grows | medium
  • Flowers are | none
  • Leaves are | green

IN YOUR GARDEN

  • Wind tolerance | high
  • Drought tolerance | high
  • Salt tolerance | moderate
  • Sun or Shade | sun

REMARKS

The tree is now called F.microcarpa. Looks like F. benjamina, but with thicker leaves. Very good shade tree. Can be used to trim in all sorts of forms. Like most Ficus, its roots are at the surface and they will break walk-ways and drive-ways if planted too close to them.

PESTS & DISEASES

No known pests or diseases for this plant