Ornamental Ficus (Multiple Options Available)

SKU: 334405
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Product Description

An elegant, weeping houseplant with graceful, glossy leaves. An ideal statement plant for a bright room or conservatory.

  • Great statement plants that add an exotic feel to a room.
  • Colourful leaves stay on the plant all year round.
  • Helps to clean the air of pollutants.
  • Perfect for a bright room.
  • Long-lived

Product Details

Material
Plastic
Additional information
What is commonly referred to as a ficus is technically a weeping fig. It's a member of the Ficus genus of plants, which also includes rubber trees and fig fruit trees, but when it comes to houseplants, most people refer to a weeping fig (Ficus benjamina) as simply a ficus. Ficus trees can maintain their tree-like shape regardless of their size, so this makes them ideal for bonsais or for massive houseplants in large spaces. Their leaves can be either dark green or variegated. In recent years, some imaginative nurseries have started to take advantage of their pliable trunks to braid or twist the plants into different forms. Care Instructions: When growing ficus indoors, it's important to maintain a relatively high humidity around the plant. Regular misting or setting the ficus tree on a pebble tray filled with water is a great way to increase their humidity, but keep in mind that while they like high humidity, they don't like overly wet roots. Therefore, when watering, always check the
Dimensions
(H)100 x (W)45cm
Care instructions
Feed occasionally with liquid fertilizer and mist with water at regular intervals to increase humidity.
Colour of foliage
Green
Hardiness
Prefers temperatures above 10C.
Planting instructions
Pot size often dictates the tree's size. The larger the tree, the larger the pot. When re-potting a ficus expect the top growth to slow down as the tree focuses on its root system. Once the root system is established in the new pot, the tree will put its energy into top growth. The ficus prefers to have slightly root-bound roots. Re-potting should take place in the spring.
Planting position
Place in bright but indirect light.
Rate of growth
Average rate of growth.
RHS Award of Garden Merit
no
Soil type
Prefers moist, well drained, multi-purpose compost.
Watering instructions
Keep compost evenly moist during growing season. Reduce water when growth slows down.
Latin name
Ficus benjamina
Eventual height
100-115cm
Eventual width
45-55cm
Plant guarantee
no
Scent
Unscented
Safety information
May cause skin allergy.
Pot size
21cm
Room position
Bright indirect or filtered light or medium light. Avoice bright, direct light.
Eventual dimensions
approx. 1.15m
Deciduous
Evergreen - Retains leaves in Autumn and Winter.
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