Natal Fig
Ficus natalensis var. ssp. leprieurii
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Licumo, Mistletoe Fig, Triangle Fig, Sweetheart Tree
Family Moraceae
Other scientific names Ficus leprieurii, Ficus triangularis

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green
  • cream