These seeds were collected from Ficus infectoria, also known as Cuvi White Fig, banyan, and strangler fig. The fruit and young shoots are both edible in a pinch. It is also grown as an ornamental tree and a shade tree. Ficus, in general, are larval host plants for the Fig sphinx moth, and the Antillean Daggerwing butterfly. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.