Home Ficus binnendijkii "Alii Petite" | Dwarf Sabre Leafed Fig | Long Leaf Fig
Ficus binnendijkii "Alii Petite" | Dwarf Sabre Leafed Fig | Long Leaf Fig
The long narrow leaves are naturally glossy and taper to a point to resemble a spear. It produces a mass of dense green foliage but as it matures, it may drop its lower leaves revealing a bare woody trunk.
This particular variety is slow growing and has a strong resistance to leaf drop and lower light levels. Ficus Alii Petite is ideal as a container plant indoors and out. Great for patios, pool areas or to create a tropical look. It can be grown as a small tree or hedge and can be pruned into a topiary shape.
Ficus Alii Petite thrives in a wide range of soils and conditions, but prefers a sunny, open position in moist, well drained soil. It is recommended watering is commenced during warmer weather, as well as mulch to retain moisture. Allow to dry out between waterings. Ficus Alii Petite can grow to a height of 1.5 metres and a width of 75 centimetres.
Each plant measures approx 70cm in height and 40cm in width.