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Ficus deltoidea


Mistletoe Fig, Mistletoe Rubber Plant




Origin:  South Thailand to Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Palawan.
Family
Moraceae
Genus
Ficus
Species
deltoidea
Category
Woody
Type
Tree (deciduous), Shrub (deciduous)
USDA Hardiness Zone
10
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Requires cool season protection under glass.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H3 - H2
Temperature (°C)
-1 - 4
Temperature (°F)
30 - 40
Height
7 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
General Description
A shrub or small tree with bright green leaves that are olive-brown beneath, and paired, yellow-orange to red fruits.
Landscape
Grown as an ornamental tree in very large gardens or parks.
Cultivation
Grow in full sun, being careful not to over water as this causes yellowing and leaf-drop.
Shape
Spreading crown.
Growth
Medium
Leaf Description
Leaves are bright green above and olive-brown beneath, to 8x7.5 cm.
Flower Description
Flowers are unisexual.
Fruit Description
Fruit is to 10 mm in diameter, emerging a dull yellow, and then maturing through orange to red.
Propagation
Propagate by seed.
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