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Creeping fig, Ficus pumila - Plant

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Creeping fig has small, heart-shaped leaves that densely cover its long stems. Its growing habits make it a versatile houseplant or garden annual.
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Description for Creeping fig, Ficus pumila

A large growing woody, evergreen climber. Leaves are rough deep green 2 to 3 cm long. The shoots grow close to the wall by clasping the surface with nodal roots. Effectively covers bare walls with small green leaves.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Ficus pumila, creeping fig Green & White Rarely flowers 10 to 15 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

The soil should be kept moist but not overly wet. It is best to check the top of the soil before watering. If the top of the soil is dry, it needs to be watered.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Part shade Well-drained soil Medium 13 to 24 degrees C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Creeping fig

    Creeping fig care is easy, whether you are growing it indoors or outdoors. Avoid overwatering for this plant. Pune as and when required.

Typical uses of Creeping fig

Special features: Outdoors, this plant is a popular cover for stone walls or rock outcroppings. Grow as a houseplant or garden annual.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: In China, leaves used for painful and swollen piles. Leaves also used for dysentery, hematuria and locally to carbuncles. Whole plant used for spermatorrhea and as a galactagogue. Also used for impotence, menstrual disorders, dysuria, dyschezia, rheumatism, lumbago, boils and impetigo.

References

    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b599 http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/creeping-fig/creeping-fig-vine.htm

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