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Growing the Ficus Dammaropsis in Modesto

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JEFF IN MODESTO

Ive been quite successful Propagating  and growing this cool ficus in the San Joaquin valley. They make a beautiful companion tree to my exotic palm collection.

Check out this video I did.

 

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Josue Diaz

They're HUGE Jeff! 

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On 6/2/2021 at 3:15 PM, JEFF IN MODESTO said:

Ive been quite successful Propagating  and growing this cool ficus in the San Joaquin valley. They make a beautiful companion tree to my exotic palm collection.

Check out this video I did.

 

Good Afternoon Jeff, 

I live in stockton out by the delta waterways, but work in Modesto. Small world!!!

Where did you find that beautiful tree? Here locally or did you order it online?

EJ

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JEFF IN MODESTO

I got the original from a friend

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Michael Smith

Cool video. I've had success with this plant too down in Visalia, far to the south of where you are. I was surprised that it handled more summer sun than I thought it would. Great plant. I've also had alot of luck air layering it with a plastic water bottle filled with orchid moss. Do you grow any other interesting ficus? If so, I'd love to hear about it. Thanks. 

 

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6 hours ago, Michael Smith said:

Cool video. I've had success with this plant too down in Visalia, far to the south of where you are. I was surprised that it handled more summer sun than I thought it would. Great plant. I've also had alot of luck air layering it with a plastic water bottle filled with orchid moss. Do you grow any other interesting ficus? If so, I'd love to hear about it. Thanks. 

 

Not trying to speak for Jeff, but he did rehome a large Ficus roxbughii to me several years ago. It's growing in my yard in Fresno - getting huge, and looks super tropical. Ficus dammaropsis is one I'd' love to try as well but I've not had the chance to. yet...

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Josue: Photo???

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20 minutes ago, Michael Smith said:

Josue: Photo???

Evergreen in Fresno

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Awesome thanks!

 

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10 hours ago, Josue Diaz said:

Evergreen in Fresno

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Great shots Josue!.. From the angle in the first picture, your yard looks like it sits on a bit of a steep slope, like you're looking across the slope of a hill..  ..In a very " non California " location too.

Would try one if they could handle the intense sun here.. Maybe later,  if a future place has lots of high canopy that provides plenty of shifting shade..

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