• A.K.A.: Rubber plant (Ficus elastica), Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina), Fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata), ….ETC…

    Light: Place the ficus near a window in a room that gets bright light in the summer with more moderate light in the winter.

    Watering: Water weekly during the summer allowing all excess water to drain out completely. Adjust the watering for your particular plant. Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings.

    Humidity: Most varieties love high humidity.

    Temp: The optimum daytime temperature for a ficus is 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but they do well in a range between 65 and 85 F.

    Soil: Most variants like a in a well-draining potting mix.

    Fertilizer: Fertilize during the active growth period in summer with any general houseplant fertilizer.

    Toxicity: Numerous species contain irritating sap. Following ingestion, irritation of the mouth and gastrointestinal tract may occur.

    Information may vary depending on plant variation