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.
Temperatures Ficus deltoidea
It is advisable to grow the The Ficus deltoidea in a very bright place, although it should be protected by direct solar rays. Let's avoid exposing the The Ficus deltoidea to temperatures below 15įC. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind.We suggest locating the vases in a pretty bright place, although avoiding direct sunlight, which could damage the foliage.
Irrigation Ficus deltoidea
We suggest watering the The Ficus deltoidea every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with water. It is advisable to water the plants avoiding to leave water in the saucer, because stagnant water often develops fungal diseases.
Adversity 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.
Substrate Ficus deltoidea
These plants favour soft and very well drained soils. We suggest, every 2-3 years to repot the plants, changing the soil.
Cultivate - 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.