Ficus Petiolaris (Rock Fig)

15,00

incl. vat

Ficus Petiolaris, a native of Mexico, commonly known as rock fig, because it is often found growing in rocky areas where the roots stretch over rocks in search of rooting soil. Petiolaris has a very distinctive hot pink veins on each leaf.

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Description

Ficus Petiolaris, a native of Mexico, commonly known as rock fig, because it is often found growing in rocky areas where the roots stretch over rocks in search of rooting soil. Petiolaris has a very distinctive hot pink veins on each leaf and develops a large and distinctive lump at base, which is called a basal caudex. Even a young plant can produce a swollen stem.

Ficus Petiolaris is a relatively less common and hard to find member of the ficus family. It grows only up to 75cm and seldom it can reach up to 2m. Rock Fig makes an excellent bonsai.

Besides Petiolaris, you’ll also find Ficus Lyrata in our store.

Size: this plant is about 25cm tall and comes in 12cm pot.

Care Tips:

Light: part sun to part shade

Water: when the top 3cm of soil are dry to touch, keep on the dry side to prevent over watering

Humidity: average

Soil: well draining potting mix

This plant is toxic to humans and animals when ingested.

Delivery Time.

Germany 1-3 days

For all other countries delivery time can range from 3-10 days.

At the moment we are processing the orders on Mondays only – so if you order from us on a Wednesday it won’t be processed until the following Monday.

 

Due to bio laws our plants are shipped only to the countries of European Union, Norway and Switzerland. Shipping fee includes packaging and handling costs. All parcels are send with tracking number. We cannot guarantee specific delivery times. Please note: we aim to get all orders shipped within 7 working days from the date of order.

 

To avoid plants being held up in the post, we only post them out Monday to Wednesday (depending on the season) if shipping inland Germany or Mondays only when shipping in EU.

 

When ordering in winter, please know that we ship our plants with heat packs included in the package. We can however postpone the shipment if the temperatures go below 0.

 

Please note that some damage can occur during transit on occasions, despite our best efforts to package our plants ready for travel. We hope you understand if that does by chance occur.

Disclaimer

An example picture gives a trustworthy image of the plant with good care. The plant at the example picture is not the plant that will be delivered. This is an example, so variations are possible. The eventually delivered plant may differ in for example size, number of flower branches, etc.