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Mistletoe Fig

Ficus deltoidea

Also known as

Mistletoe Rubber Plant, Fig

Ficus deltoidea kz2 by Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Mistletoe Fig (Ficus deltoidea) 1

    Mistletoe Fig Overview

    Ficus deltoidea is a tender evergreen shrub species from the Moraceae family. Commonly known by the names Mistletoe Fig and Mistletoe Rubber Plant. Leaves measure around 8cm in length and are more lance-shaped and narrow in immature specimens. With age it forms attractive oval to roughly triangle-shaped leaves. They are coloured green on the upper surface and golden yellow with black spots on the underside, with prominent veins. It may grow over 5m in height and spread, flowers are non-showy, leading onto small, dull orange-red fruits. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

    How to propagate Mistletoe Fig

    Cuttings

    Seed

    Layering

    Air layering in summer.

    Special features of Mistletoe Fig

    Attractive leaves

    Other uses of Mistletoe Fig

    Grown for their foliage and for shade.