Ficus Conraui: The Complete Guide

The Ficus conraui is an evergreen tree that is native to Mexico and Central America. It has glossy, dark green leaves and produces small white flowers. The fruit of the Ficus conraui is edible, and the tree can be cultivated for its fruit or for its timber. In this guide, we will provide general information about the Ficus conraui, as well as cultivation details and edible uses.

Plant Specifics

Origins: Ficus conraui originates from the island of New Caledonia, in the South Pacific. It is a member of the Moraceae family, which contains many species of figs.

Life Span: Ficus conraui is a long-lived tree, with some individuals known to be over 200 years old.

Size: In its natural habitat, Ficus conraui can grow to a height of 30m (100ft). However, it is more commonly seen at around 15m (50ft) in cultivation.

Soil Type: Ficus conraui prefers well-drained soils with high organic content. It is tolerant of a wide range of pH levels, from acidic to alkaline.

Leaves:  The leaves of Ficus conraui are large, leathery and oval-shaped. They are dark green in color and have a glossy surface. The leaves are arranged alternately on the stem.

Flowers: The flowers of Ficus conraui are small and inconspicuous. They are borne inside the tree’s hollowed-out trunk (known as a “fig”).

Fruit: The fruit of Ficus conraui is a small, fleshy drupe. It is reddish-brown in color and has a sweet taste.