Podium™ Ficus brachypoda ‘BWNPOD’
- Uniformity for a consistent street tree
- Compact with a beautiful canopy
- A hardy native fig
Description: The Podium™ Fig is a beautiful native with a domed canopy, excellent as an evergreen shade tree.
It ticks many boxes for a variety of commercial and residential landscapes, with a compact size of 6-9m.
A uniform selection, great for streetscapes, while the common form is highly variable from 1-6m. Podium™ Ficus has lush foliage, the leaves mature to a glossy deep green.
It’s set apart from other species like F. rubiginosa, which tend to have a dull or glaucous leaf.
Size: 6-9m high x 6-9m wide.
Planting Density: 1 plant per 8-10 linear metres.
Uses: Residential and commercial landscapes, shade tree, streetscapes, parks, large containers.
Position: Most soil types, avoid wet feet. Full sun to part shade. Drought tolerant and light frost tolerance when established (down to -2°C).
Sensitive to frost when young. Tolerates windy conditions.
Care: Most soil types, avoid wet feet. Full sun to part shade.
Drought tolerant and light frost tolerance when established (down to -2°C). Sensitive to frost when young.
Where it works: QLD, Northern NSW, Central NSW, NT. More cold tolerance testing needed for Southern NSW, VIC, SA & WA.