Mistletoe Fig-Ficus Deltoidea

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Mistletoe fig (Ficus Deltoidea) is a high valued ornamental shrub.

  • Mistletoe fig (Scientifically known as Ficus Deltoidea) is an evergreen shrub that has a certain distinct characteristic with appearance. Like they have a waxy green foliage of DELTOID shape with yellowish undersides that has several black glands in between the leaf veins. This species of fig tree got upright growth and spread nature. They also bear yellowish figs year-round (but non edible). The Mistletoe fig (Ficus Deltoidea) tree, along with its nature such as strong tolerance towards low growth conditions, like lightning, soil dryness, temperature and diseases, and with attractive tiny nodules of figs and foliage, they are perfect for ornamental purposes.

It got traditional medicinal values.

  • Apart from their visual resonance, Mistletoe fig (Ficus Deltoidea) has been used as an herbal plant around Malaysian and Borneo peninsula. Their fruits, stems, roots and leaves have been known for having healing properties. They have been traditionally used to deal with postpartum depression, menstrual cycle regulation, diabetes, lung diseases and skin problems. This herbal plant has also been used as aphrodisiac for both women and men. Please note that before using this plant for any personal treatment, kindly consult a professional first, as their ingestion may be toxic in some sorts.

It got commercial purposes too.

  • Their figs or other parts are also known for being ingredients in coffee drinks, herbal drinks, massage oils and even supplements.

Mistletoe fig are easy to care for and require low-maintenance.

  • Mistletoe fig (Ficus Deltoidea) are very tolerant toward low growing conditions such as low light conditions, temperature up to (-1.1) degree Celsius (for short periods), heavy pruning and even few disease or pest problems. They mostly prefer full to partial sunlight. Water them moderately especially during summer, and less during winter and rainy. The soil on which they are supposed to be planted must be well-drained, rich and fertile. Keep a note that temperature must be above 16 degree Celsius and growth thrives above 21 degree Celsius. And in terms of feeding, In the beginning of the growing season, feed them with slow-release pellets. Fertilize once a month in the spring and summer & once every 2 months in the fall and winter.

It’s not Pet-friendly plant.

  • Ficus contains some type of chemical compound, that when ingested in any way, could cause irritation of the mouth, vomiting and excessive drooling, hence they are not friendly enough to be grown around pets and children.

Prompt Plant Delivery.

  • Plants World is an exclusive plant shop among Dubai garden centres, that will get your plant delivery to your door steps with free plastic pots for plants. Mistletoe fig (Ficus Deltoidea) could also be presented as eco-friendly gifts or green giftings to any enthusiastic green thumb individuals.