Indian Laurel Ficus Danielle, The Princess!
Height: 250cm |
☘ Origin: Tropics of East Asia
☘ Family: Moraceae
☘ Botanical Name: Ficus microcarpa
☘ Common Name(s): Ficus Daniella · Curtain Fig · Laurel Fig · Glossy Leaf Fig
It is seen as the tree of peace and abundance in the Middle East. It represents unity and universal understanding and knowledge. Large wild figs are holy in East Asia: the Buddha gained enlightenment under such tree. And in Indonesia weeping figs are seen as the link between the human and spirit worlds.
In Feng Shui, Ficus is considered as a good luck plant.
Green tree of dreams with a rich history. Ficus has been getting along with humans very well for centuries. As a houseplant it’s a loyal companion that will grow alongside you for years.
☘ Ficus is a member of the same Ficus group that was part of NASA Clean Air Study and it was found very effective in improving indoor air quality by removing formaldehyde, xylene and toluene.
☘ A very effective air purifier. It can increase the humidity of the room which is beneficial for the skin and for breathing.
☘ Planting a fig tree at the front door or near a window can make the air in your house more fresh and natural.
☘ Moreover, its soil needs are not demanding. It survives easily as long as the soil is fertile and well drained.