Common Name: SANDPAPER FIG
Size: NT Premium
Habitat: Dry Sclerophyll Forest
Description: Straggly tree to 15 metres, fast growing, along creeks, in rainforest and open country, widespread on coast and tablelands. Grows densely in full sun. An excellent as a pioneer tree and for stream bank stabilisation. Leaves ovate (egg-shaped) to oblong, to 10 cm long, larger and often lobed on young growth, margins entire or toothed, upper surface strongly scabrous, lower surface often pubescent; petiole bristly.
Pot size: 50mm Native Tube
Position: Low sun to shade
Uses: Informal screen, shade tree, soil binding