Ficus Rubiginosa (Ficus rubiginosa)
Ficus rubiginosa aka the Rusty Fig is a spreading densely shaded canopy tree that grows to be a medium to large size shade tree. Ficus rubiginosa is perfectly acclimated to our climate and has been another top seller for many years. This broad spreading evergreen tree is densely covered with more of an oval blunt tipped, medium green foliage that is very smooth and the undersides are "hairy". The Ficus rubiginosa make an attractive focal point tree as well as one that can be used to block unwanted views, create shade near sitting areas and also helps lower utilities bills when planted properly in a landscape shading the South and Western sides of a home. Ficus rubiginosa make a great tree to plant as it is suited for areas common to drought and compacted poorly draining soil. Stop into any Moon Valley Nurseries today and allow our nursery experts to show you all the different shade trees we offer and help you make the best selection to fit your landscape goals.
Broad, spreading evergreen tree
Dense growth habit make it better suited for smaller landscapes
Great shade tree that needs little to no maintenance
One of the best ficus trees for frost-free environments