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FICUS macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig)

An iconic Australian native (indigenous to SE Queensland) fig with majestic spreading crown. Because of its size and vigorous root system, it is best suited to parklands. Has dark glossy green leaves and is an important food host to a wide range of native fauna and a shade tree for animals.  

HEIGHT AND SHAPE AT MATURITY
Large tree: 10-15 metres
Rounded, spreading canopy 

SPECIAL USES
As a specimen
As a shade tree
As a windbreak

CONDITIONS
Suitable in full sun
Suitable in light shade
Suitable in most soils
Is resistant to coastal exposure
Is resistant to pollution
Is tolerant of moderate frost
Is tolerant of tropical heat