During Winter and some early Spring shipments, some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT.
This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Christmas Mistletoe Fig Tree - Mas Cotek - Ficus
Makes a great bonsai or house plant
Proper Name: Ficus deltoidea
It is tough, durable and responds well to normal house plant care
Excellent for home, office, dorm or apartment
The plant you will receive is growing in a 6" pot.
Mistletoe Fig Bonsai Tree, scientific name Ficus deltoidea, is a slow growing tree native to the tropical climates of India, Asia and Africa. It produces small orange and red fruits that look just like mistletoe, hence the name Mistletoe Fig. It has a slender gray trunk topped with oval shaped leathery, bright green foliage. The Leaves have tiny brown spots and look just like mistletoe. It also develops interesting aerial roots. Ficus deltoidea is the only Ficus species that will produce fruits when cultivated indoors. It produces inedible pea sized fruits "figs" all year round. The figs turn from dull yellow to orange and red. Makes an excellent house plant or indoor bonsai.