These plants are shrubs. The Ficus deltoidea grows erect, developing a short stem with a small crown, usually roundish. Ficus deltoidea Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a green colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 2 m high.
Exposure Ficus deltoidea
We suggest growing the The in a very bright place, although it should be protected by direct exposure to sunrays. We suggest growing the The Ficus deltoidea In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15įC it is possible to move them outside.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.
Watering Ficus deltoidea
Letís avoid watering the The Ficus deltoidea excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore letís irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water . It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
Treatments Ficus deltoidea
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Ficus deltoidea
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Notes - Ficus deltoidea
If desired, we can grow the The Ficus deltoidea in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.