Weeping Fig

Weeping Fig

The weeping fig tree is a popular plant for indoor cultivation. To grow healthy and happily, it prefer some mild environment which is similar to the in-house conditions. It is a fast-growing plant and you need some frequent pruning work to make it tidy and clean. You can also do some training on your plant to make it grow in a direction as you want to. Its green foliage and easy trained properties make it a great partner in your home to provide extra color and filter the pollutants in the air.

The first thing you need to do is to purchase the suitable weeping fig species from the local nurseries. Generally, a tree with a height of less than 6 feet is adequate for growing. You also need to pick up a high-quality container and corresponding potting mix for growing your tree. The size of the container should suit for the growth rate of the tree. Small containers will be replaced quickly due to its fast growing rates. The pot size will determine the size of the tree. The weeping fig trees can tolerate most potting soil type provided the soil has a well-drained structure. Some indoor plant fertilizers can be applied occasionally to provide extra nutrients for the plant.

To make your weeping fig plant grow well, you need to ensure its growing environment is the premium one. The temperature should be more than 65 degrees and some partial sunlight should be guaranteed. You should avoid over-watering your plant at all times. Between two subsequent thorough watering, you should allow the soil to be a bit of dry for a while. In autumn and winter, you should ensure that you plants get adequate water. You should still pay attention to the amount of water in the pot to avoid the soil being waterlogged.

Image provided By Darsie [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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