Ivy, Fig Ficus pumila (FIE-cus PEW-mi-lah) Climbing fig, Creeping fig
Evergreen climbing vine, Sun or shade, Spacing 3-5 feet
HABIT: Small-leafed climbing vine that needs no support. Climbs by aerial roots.
CULTURE: Prefers a moist, well-drained soil and high humidity. Needs protection from winds. Sunny southern exposure is best.
USES: Climbing vine for courtyards, conservatories, garden rooms and walls in general.
PROBLEMS: Cosmetic freeze damage in severe winters here.
NOTES: Also called. Native to southeastern Asia and Japan.