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Ficus ovata

Names

Luganda: nserere

Fodder characteristics

Palatability: good for goats.

Nutritional value: Unknown.

Safety: No problems encountered when fed in moderate quantities.

Other characteristics/uses

Agroforestry: Not as suitable as F. natalensis.

Useful references.

FigWeb (Iziko Museums, South Africa)

Young F. Ovata,planted on a field boundary

© David R Dowdy

F. ovata in a mixed fodder bundle

© David R Dowdy