Ficus Bizanae: A Comprehensive Guide to the Tropical Fig Tree

The Ficus Bizanae is a tropical fig tree that is found in the rainforests of Africa. It is a beautiful, evergreen tree that can grow up to 100 feet tall! This blog post will provide you with general information about the Ficus Bizanae, including botanical references, range, habitat, cultivation details and edible uses.

Plant Specifics

Origins: The Ficus Bizanae is a tropical fig tree that is native to Africa.

Common Names: Bizane Fig, African Banyan

Families: Moraceae

Life Cycle: Perennial evergreen tree

Height: When mature, the Ficus Bizanae can reach heights between 30 and 40 feet.

Width: The tree’s spread can be between 20 and 30 feet.

Flowers: This species of fig tree produces small, greenish-white flowers that are located inside of the fruit.

Fruit: The Ficus Bizanae produces a small, dark purple fruit that is about an inch in diameter.

Leaves: The leaves of the Ficus Bizanae are large, glossy, and dark green in color. They are also elliptical in shape and can be up to 12 inches long.

Uses: The Ficus Bizanae is grown as an ornamental tree and its fruit is edible.

Cultivation: The Ficus Bizanae prefers to grow in full sun or partial shade and does not tolerate frost. It is a drought-tolerant tree that can be grown in a wide range of soils, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils.