Strangler Fig

Strangler Fig (Ficus Jimnezii/Ficus Aurea/Ficus costaricana)



Common names: Golden fig, Florida Strangler fig



Distribution : Tree is native to the U.S. state of Florida, the northern and western Caribbean, southern Mexico and Central America south to Panama.



Color/appearance : The heartwood is light brown, the sap-wood lighter.



Janka hardness: 1128 lbf



Density: 2.5 lbf


Allergies/Toxicity: Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Strangler Fig


Sustainability: CITES: No, IUCN: No


Common Uses: Fine furniture, carving, turned items, and  other small specialty wood objects.



In transit. Available end December, 2022.




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