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Ficus microcarpa 'Hawaii' is a decorative evergreen tree with boldly variegated large leaves of dark green, grey green and white. Fast growing. It has a bushy habit, and the leaves are thick and leathery. Grows in full sun to part shade, in all soil types. Though it can grow into a tree, it is also good for bonsai work. It grows aerial roots. When pruned or wounded, the plant exudes a milky sap which can cause irritation. Feed with a general purpose fertiliser if needed.
Flower colour: cream
Flowering season: spring
Maximum height: 20 metres
Minimum height: 10 metres
Maximum width: 10 metres
Minimum width: 8 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, wet, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.