Plant Care Mistletoe Fig

Mistletoe Fig

About Mistletoe Fig

Mistletoe Fig is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Mistletoe Fig likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Ficus Diversifolia
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Mistletoe Fig

Water

How often to water your Mistletoe Fig

Water needs for Mistletoe Fig
0.5 cups
every 9

Mistletoe Fig needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Mistletoe Fig

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Mistletoe Fig in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

58% Medium

Growing Mistletoe Fig in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Mistletoe Fig in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Mistletoe Fig in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.1% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 20.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Mistletoe Fig in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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Finding light for Mistletoe Fig in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mistletoe Fig: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Mistletoe Fig may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

New Orleans, Louisiana currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mistletoe Fig

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mistletoe Fig: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mistletoe Fig after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Mistletoe Fig

Nutrient needs for plant Mistletoe Fig in New Orleans, Louisiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in New Orleans is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Mistletoe Fig

Mistletoe Fig

Mistletoe Fig


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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