Ficus Hillii 'Flash' vs Ficus Hillii

Ficus Hillii 'Flash' vs Ficus Hillii Evergreen Trees Direct

    Ficus Hillii and Ficus Hillii 'Flash' are two cultivars of the same species, Ficus microcarpa, that are commonly used in landscaping and gardening. Both trees are evergreen and can grow well in full sun or shade. However, they have some distinct differences in their foliage and growth habit.

    Characteristic Ficus Hillii 'Flash' Ficus Hillii
    Mature Height 9 meters 6 meters
    Mature Width 4.5 meters 3-4 meters
    Growth Rate Fast Fast
    Foliage Dark green, glossy, wavy margin, 15cm long Dark green, glossy, oval shape, 10-12cm long
    Evergreen or Deciduous Evergreen Evergreen
    Maintenance Minimal Minimal
    Soil Requirements Adaptable, well-drained, pH 6.0-7.5 Adaptable, well-drained, pH 6.0-7.5
    Uses in Garden Hedges, privacy screens, shade tree, ornamental specimen Hedges, privacy screens, shade tree

    Ficus Hillii 'Flash' is a more compact variety that is known for its fast growth rate and upright growth habit. The tree's glossy dark green foliage has a wavy margin and can grow up to 15 centimeters long. It is often used as a hedge, privacy screen, or as a shade tree because of its dense foliage. The foliage color is mainly emerald green with some lighter green new growth.


    Ficus Hillii, on the other hand, typically has smaller leaves and a more spreading growth habit. The leaves are also dark green, glossy, and oval-shaped. It is often used for hedges and screens because of its dense foliage. It may have a slightly slower growth rate thanĀ Ficus Hillii 'Flash'Ā  and does not have the same glossy, wavy leaves asĀ Ficus Hillii.

    In summary, Ficus Hillii 'Flash' is known for its compact size, fast growth rate, and attractive emerald green foliage, whileĀ Ficus HilliiĀ is known for its smaller leaves, more spreading habit and dense foliage. Both varieties are great options for hedges and screens, but they have different growth rate, foliage size and shape.

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