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Age of Awareness

Don’t plant these in your garden

They grow into large plants.

Ficus macrophylla Moreton Bay Fig, showing size of buttress roots. Image by the author.

Ficus macrophylla Moreton Bay Fig, 50 to 100 feet, 15 to 30m tall, spreading branches and large buttress roots which can damage underground services such as pipes and building footings.

An excellent shade tree for parks but not for home gardens. From NSW and Queensland Australia. Most Ficus species including indoor plants have the…

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

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45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com