How to Trim Creeping Fig

How to Trim Creeping Fig

Every 4 or 5 months, whether we like it or not, at our house it is time to spend an hour or so on a Saturday morning trimming the creeping fig along the side of our house.  Creeping fig, aka Creeping ficus, or Ficus pumilla, is a creeping vine that crawls along structures or walls and is a favorite Florida plant for disguising or softening fences or buildings.  It needs no support and will send out little “sucker” roots to hold on to just about anything. Read on to learn more about how to trim creeping fig to keep it looking great (and controlled!). At our house we have this growing on the outside of our chimney.  Yes, it is bad for the mortar that holds the bricks together but we don’t actually use the chimney– and I like how it looks!  … Read Full Post
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