Plant of the Design World
Height: 148cm |
☘ Origin: Tropical Rainforest of Western Africa
☘ Family: Mulberry and Fig Family Moraceae
☘ Botanical Name: Ficus lyrata
☘ Common Name(s): Fiddle Leaf Fig
It is a symbol for wisdom and learning, in part from its ability to produce two crops a year, one from buds left from the previous season’s growth, the second from the new season’s growth. This in itself acts as a reminder to build upon past activities for greater abundance.
The Ficus Lyrata reminds us to trust our intuition in order to take advantage of the abundant opportunities coming our way. Its message is one of building upon the past and opening up to new insights.
The leaves are varied in shapes but they often come with a broad apex and narrow in the middle in which resembling a lyre or fiddle. Also, the genus name ficus means "fig", so it is called fiddle-leaf fig.
In 2016, it was named "The Plant of the Design World" due to its elegance and popularity.
According to Feng Shui experts, Ficus Lyrata helps cultivate kindness. The plant's soft bowl-shaped leaves also help promote a sense of gentle calm and firm support.
☘ It was named "The Plant of the Design World".
☘ It can live up to 50 years.
☘ "The Sacred Tree of Buddha", where under it, the opening to enlightenment began. It awakens intuitive insight, releases past blockages, bringing them out and into the open, enabling new perspectives and thresholds to be crossed.
☘ The leaves serve as an air purifier.
☘ Helps to eliminate dust and controls humidity.
☘ Prevents health problems like sore throats, coughs, and colds.
☘ These are significant benefits you cannot overlook.