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Date of issue: 8 August 2005
Designer: Lisa Christensen

Engraver: Australia Post Design Studio

Plant: Ficus macrophylla

Family: Moraceae

Moreton Bay Fig
Large, spreading tree to 40 m with large buttresses. Ovate-elliptical leaves, to 25 cm, are glossy green. Fruits are globular, edible, 2.5 cm in diameter. Distribution: Qld, NSW.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation Much too large for most gardens. Hardy in most soils in low-frost areas. Suitable as indoor plant when young.



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