Native to Asia, the creeping fig or â€œFicus pumilaâ€ is a vine that creeps and grows fast. It is often used as a houseplant for its decorative use and requires minimal care as long as it h
Botanical Name - Ficus pumila
Common Name - Creeping fig, Climbing fig
The pollination of this vine is done by a fig wasp. It is easy to grow but should be carefully pruned so as to keep it from overgrowing over houses or wooded areas as its tendrils can destroy these areas.
It is decorative as well as is used in the kitchen. A substance is extracted from its seeds and is made to form a jelly which is popular in Taiwan and Singapore.