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Ficus Compacta Variegated

Ficus Compacta Variegated

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English name(s): Ficus Compacta Variegated

The always popular ficus tree is a member of the fig family and perfect for caring for as a houseplant. There are several varieties of this plant that are grown as houseplants. Among these are the ficus benjamina or weeping fig, the ficus lyrata or fiddle head fig, and the ficus elastica decora or rubber tree.

Uses:The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally keep indoor in living room and in terrace area.

Height:It is a tree reaching 2 meters to 30 meters (98 ft) tall in natural conditions. Most people keep it as indoor for 2 to 3 years.

Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow

Care: Cold drafts from windows or doors will harm them, so make sure to place them somewhere where drafts will not be an issue.Losing its leaves is the most common problems with ficus plants.Leaf drop is a ficus trees standard reaction to stress.

Sunlight:Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light.

Soil:Rich and well-drained soil.

Water:When watering, always check the top of the soil first. If the top of the soil is wet, do not water as this means they have enough moisture. If the top of the soil feels dry to the touch, this indicates that they need water.

Fertilizer:Any organic fertilizer

References:

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/
http://houseplants.about.com/.

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