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Ficus spp.

Common name(s): Fig

Plant type: evergreen medium tree
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip, secondary
Cutting maturity: softwood
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Time to rooting: 4-8 weeks
Comment: Take cutting during the warm season.

Propagation by Layering

Type of Layering: air
Time of year to layer: no information
Wounding: one slanting cut 1/4-1/2 way through stem