Cluster fig or Gular is one of the widely known plant. Goolar is an attractive fig tree with a crooked trunk and a spreading crown.
Ficus racemosa is the scientific name of the Goolar. It is a species of plant in the family Moraceae. The most distinctive aspect of this tree is the red, furry figs in short clusters, which grow directly out of the trunk of the tree. It is carrying hundreds of flowers.
The flowers are pollinated by wasps.
||13 inch (33 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Cluster fig tree, Indian fig tree, Goolar, Umber
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 30 m
||January to May
||Easy to grow
Planting and careDont keep in full shade.Water it when the soil dries between 2 watering.Look for insect or pathogen attack and apply remedy in time.
This is a fast growing plant with moderate drought tolerance. Plant grows fast so take care of planter size. Re-pot the plant if the roots are not getting enough place to spread.
||Full sun to part shade
||18 to 28 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Goolar special feature
Foliage is particularly attractive when plants are massed as a ground cover or edger.
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- Fruits are very tasty and healthy