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Ficus microcarpa (retusa) - Indian Laurel

Ficus microcarpa (retusa) - Indian Laurel (Ficus microcarpa (retusa) - Indian Laurel)

A large Indian Laurel at USD. Photo taken on March 7, 2009.

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I like the shape fo its trunk.

21 Mar, 2009


Yes, good branching of the trunk.

23 Mar, 2009


Aleyna, Terratoonie:

This is the common branch structure of this tree. However, these trees are usually hacked back to large branches because they grow so quickly.
It's a common practice with Ficus benjamina - Weeping Fig and Ficus elastica 'decora'. I absolutely hate it when I see them hacked back to just the main trunks.

24 Mar, 2009

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