This variety of ficus is closely related to ficus long island but has a more pointed and thinner leaf.It is also less hardy, though more graceful in growth habit.

ht.15" 8 years in training

This tree has an elegant dancer-like stance which is being incorporated into the design although it breaks conventional rules.The aerial roots have been tied to the trunk to give a wider trunk base- over time they should fuse with the trunk.

Future development will aim at improving the surface rootage and developing the secondary and tertiary branches to fill out the canopy.