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Ficus Flash 180MM

Ficus ‘Flash’ – 180MM

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I am Flash. My family originated from South East Asia to northern Australia

Botanic Name: Ficus microcarpa ssp. hillii ‘Flash’

Tree – Can be kept narrow

I am a beautiful fast growing large native evergreen tree.

I have lovely lush emerald green foliage with lighter coloured new growth.

My fast growth, upright habit, response to pruning and hedging means I make a sensational screening hedge.

Adaptable I am a great choice for pots, topiary and being pruned as a standard. I am suited to being grown indoors in a well-lit area.

I am hardy and thrive most soils from dry to wet and boggy.

I rarely flower in a garden setting. If I do my blooms are insignificant and followed by small fruits which attract native birds and other wildlife.

Full Sun to Part Shade (4+ hours of direct sun)
Height: 10m Width: 3.5m
(Can be kept trimmed to Height: 2m Width: 1m)
I require medium watering
I am suitable for exposed locations and coastal conditions
I am popular and will make you happy because…
My dense foliage, quick growth and response to pruning makes me ideal for hedging, screening or as a topiary
I am an excellent choice as a feature tree
Highly adaptable and I am a hardy tree suited to most conditions I can handle root disturbance and wet soils

    Plant me:

  • in pots and other containers
  • in garden beds and general landscaping
  • as a screening hedge
  • in coastal conditions
  • in boggy conditions

Tips for success…

Keeping me well mulched will help my roots stay cool and moist during summer
Plant me 1.7m apart
100% Recyclable Pot and Label
Most pots and labels made from 100% recycled polypropylene

Plant family: Moraceae
Other names: Ornamental Fig



The Bloc It® Collection

Do you want to create Living Rooms with Living Walls?

Need privacy from your neighbors, screen an ugly wall or fence?

Bloc It® is your solution: enjoy privacy while adding structure and framework to your garden.

As you design your landscape, one of the first questions to consider is the need for screens and hedges.

There are many benefits to using screening plants as a natural barrier for privacy and reducing neighborhood noise.

They provide shade and a softened visual wall for privacy.

Using Bloc It® plants as hedges or screens will provide you with a living, breathing divider that beautifies your garden and home.

Bloc it® varieties include varieties which have an upright growing habit, growing to 1.50 meters AND ABOVE (over head)
Climbers, ideal plants for Garden Fencing, a great way to create boundaries, offering security and privacy

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To create some privacy


To protect from glare or direct sunlight into windows


To create shade on a patio


To reduce noise


To block an unpleasant view such as a neighbors wall, factories, shopping center or row of buildings

Available in 140mm, 180mm and 200mm pots

Fast Growing Privacy Screens & Hedges

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