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HOW TO GROW FICUS HOUSEPLANTS
Ficus houseplants are a favorite among offices because of their shiny leaves and delicate, elegant appearance. Most ficus plants love medium to bright light, but make sure not to give direct sun as it may burn the leaves. They love to be watered regularly but can do alright if watering is inconsistent. Just don’t let them dry out completely. Pruning is important to keep these beauties under control.
Give your ficus bright, indirect light. Keep plant out of direct sunlight because it can scorch leaves.
Water thoroughly, then allow potting mix to dry out a bit before watering again. Drooping yellow leaves are a sign of over-watering.
Ficus plants like average warmth between 65-75°.
Ficus require average humidity.
IS IT PET FRIENDLY?
Like most houseplants, ficus plants are mildly toxic if eaten. They may cause some discomfort and vomiting when eaten. Keep away from animals and children.
Ficus Plant Varieties
Ficus houseplants are among the more popular indoor plants. They offer a lot of variety, from low ground cover to tall trees each one giving a beautiful amount of texture and interest in any room.
Burgundy Rubber Plant
Ficus elastica 'Burgundy'
Burgundy rubber plant is a stunning houseplant because it has dark purple-green leaves that are very shiny. These rubber plant can grow into tree form if giving the right conditions and time. Loves bright rooms or offices.
Weeping Fig Ficus
Weeping fig is an elegant plant with slender branches that arch gracefully from a light gray trunk, with dense, glossy dark leaves. The weeping fig is often grown as a houseplant in homes, offices, and is a popular feature in interior commercial landscaping.
Alii Narrow Leaf Fig
Ficus binnendijkii 'Alii'
The Alii ficus is a beautiful tree that has long, narrow leaves that drape over a long stem. The Alii adds an outstanding texture to spaces like large bright rooms and offices.
A great houseplant that grows low, creating a carpet of medium-green leaves. You can also let it climb and it will grow up trellises and walls as well. Perfect for rooms with a lot of bright light.
Wintergreen Braided Ficus
FICUS BENJAMINA 'WINTERGREEN'
Wintergreen Ficus Benjamina Trees add a touch of elegance to any decor. If they which makes them perfect for smaller rooms and offices. These are grown as single stem trees.
FICUS BENJAMINA 'Midnight'
Dwarf Fiddle-Leaf Fig
Ficus lyrata 'Little Bambino'
Ficus lyrata Bambino has an extremely compact, upright, branching nature; slightly smaller and thicker leaves compared to Ficus lyrata, but still with the same amazing fiddle-shape and somewhat lighter veining.
Little Gold Angel
Ficus Benjamina 'Little Gold Angel'
A compact variety, Little Gold Angel has olive-green foliage bearing creamy-gold edges. A perfect variety of houseplant for those with not a lot of room but still want a stunning indoor plant.
ASIAN COUNCIL TREE
Ficus Altissima Variegata
An absolutely stunning indoor or patio plant in the ficus family with brilliant lemon and lime variegation. Easily maintained as a potted plant by occasional grooming of the branches and aerial roots.An absolutely stunning indoor or patio plant in the ficus family with brilliant lemon and lime variegation. Easily maintained as a potted plant by occasional grooming of the branches and aerial roots.
Ficus benjamina ‘Danielle’
This full ficus has beautiful fresh green leaves. This extra heavy Ficus Danielle needs a lot of light. He will feel at home near a window. However, avoid direct sunlight.
Red Ruby Rubber Tree
Ficus Elastica 'Red Ruby'
Red Ruby rubber tree is a delightful variety that offers large dark green leaves heavily variegated with red, purple, and white. If you love the rubber plant you’ll love this variety because it’s gorgeous!
Ficus Elastica 'Robusta'
The Rubber Plant could be the ideal houseplant for you if you want a tough but easy going indoor plant that can reach staggering heights within just a few years. Great for bright rooms and office buildings.
Ginseng Bonsai Tree
HOUSEPLANTS TO PAIR WITH FICUS PLANT
PHILODENDRON – Philodendrons are the classic houseplant that nearly everyone has encountered at some point in their life. It’s practically a no-fail houseplant because of how easy it is to take care of. You can grow philodendrons just about anywhere. They can be grown in a hanging basket, up a trellis, or simply a standard pot.
CALATHEA – This bold and beautiful plant requires a little love and attention than most houseplants. While it loves low to medium light, it does love higher humidity areas like a bathroom or kitchen. So make sure to keep it out of direct sun and it’s soil moist (but not soaking wet) and you’ll have a gorgeous looking plant for many years!
POTHOS – Pothos plants are by far the perfect houseplant for all beginners. It super easy-to-grow, it’s easy to propagate, and they’ll look beautiful. Pothos require no special care because they tolerate low light, low humidity and the possible missed watering. These are perfect for office buildings because they grow just fine under florescent lighting.
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