Indian Laurel Columns (Ficus nitida columns)
The Ficus nitida is an extremely popular tree to use and the column style creates a lush thick hedge that can create instant privacy in any landscape. Ficus nitida columns are great around patios, pools, property lines or anywhere that a formal or informal hedge may be desired. Not only are the Ficus nitida great for adding privacy but also for providing cooling shade when planted strategically in the landscape.
Ficus nitida commonly referred to as Indian Laurel trees have continued to grow in popularity not only for their many landscape uses but for their ease of maintenance. Ficus nitida is an extremely clean and easy tree to grow and love our weather conditions. Once established the Ficus nitida is a water wise tree as well sending down deep roots that thrive with occasional deep root watering.
General maintenance for the Ficus nitida is very easy as stated earlier. The Ficus nitida columns require little trimming and shaping to naturally grow in a perfect evergreen living fence. Monthly applications of Moon Dust fertilizer and Moon Juice will keep your trees healthy, happy and growing for years to come. Stop into your nearest Moon Valley Nurseries today and allow one of our expertly trained nursery pros to show you how these fantastic trees can benefit you.
Fast growing dense evergreen foliage
Great tree for privacy, screening from golf balls, and sound barrier
Handles pruning to almost any shape and size
Handles summer heat very well and thrives in desert environments