Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas
Dorstenia gigas

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Dorstenia gigas, famously known by its common name Socotra fig tree, is an adorable shrub-like tree with green pillowed leaves & one-of-a-kind star-shaped blooms. Growing up to 4 feet in height, this species originates from Socotra Islands and belongs to the Moraceae family. The winter-dormant Dorstenia gigas plant is truly a must-have!

Growth Rate
The growth rate of the Socotra Fig Tree is slow, but it reaches incredible heights.

Flowering
This plant bears gorgeous yellowish-green flowers during the Spring. Dorstenia gigas flowers have a unique appearance & give a good makeover to any corner.

Watering
Water these plants frequently from spring to fall. While watering them, allow the soil to dry out. On the other hand, you should use less water during the winter months when the plant is dormant.

Soil
Dorstenia gigas prefers a well-draining soil mix to grow happily.

Hardiness
This compact tree pachycaul species belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a to 11b. It is not frost-tolerant. So, it is better to place it indoors when the temperature is less than 59° F (15ºC).

Light
The Socotra fig tree likes to be kept in a sunny spot. Give your plant daily exposure to the sun.

Propagation
You can propagate Dorstenia gigas with ease either from cuttings or seeds.

Dorstenia gigas or Socotra fig tree is one of the most sought-after species in the genus. The pachycaul shrub grows easily and has a classy appearance.

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08/26/2022
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Healthy plants

Very good seedlings. This is the nursery you should buy from .

Dorstenia gigas

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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