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A hunk of trunk.


By Stan510

A hunk of trunk. (Ficus microcarpa (Chinese Banyan))

Nice looking clean tree. I might ask for cuttings.

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Nice trunk. However, I'll show you some really large trunks from this tree. lol!

I know of some much larger ones by buildings in downtown Hayward which were not even touched by the 1990 freeze. They were protected by the taller buildings.

4 Jan, 2016


Really? Where? I've never spotted any Ficus nitida. Shoot,I'll go down and look!
I found a website to the librarys Trees. Only the Bunya Bunya was exotic. The Samuel Somers Magnolia is what I have fronting my garden. Some days I want to take it down..others..its exotic looking,and easy to keep. Plus,I planted it so long ago.
Downtown is old. I did find a Mexican Monkey paw tree. Out of bloom,but nice verdant foliage.

5 Jan, 2016


I've seen so many Ficus retusa 'nitida' in Hayward. They're common in the Bay Area.

I know there's been a lot of changes in Hayward over the years since I've moved from there. However, the last time I was there (in June) I remember seeing the big Ficus trees between A and B streets in a parking lot close to an alley.

5 Jan, 2016

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