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PODIUM™ Ficus

Podium™ Ficus brachypoda ‘BWNPOD’ PBR Intended

  • 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.

Other Suggested Varieties:
Take a look at the whole Advanced Trees range to decide which plant is best for you

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Syzygium australe ‘AATS’ 

Advanced Trees SWEEPER® Waterhousea floribunda 'DOW20' PBR
SWEEPER®
Waterhousea floribunda ‘DOW20’ 

Advanced Trees VINTAGE RED™ Eucalyptus cladocalyx 'EUC78' PBR
VINTAGE RED™
Eucalyptus cladocalyx ‘EUC78’ 

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