Ficus Robusta

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Ficus plant is a much-loved and famed ornamental plant. Easy to grow and maintain indoors it has become a favorite in offices, hotels, restaurants, and other commercial spaces.

They are from the genus Ficus and from the family Moraceae. They are planted as ornamentals in indoor spaces. What makes the plant perfect is that most Ficus species are evergreen.

The Ficus plant closely resembles a small three. A single trunk with an expanding canopy.

The Ficus tree plant is there to purify the air around you. It will soak up the harmful chemicals from the air giving your clients, guests, and employees a better atmosphere.

The easy to care for plant demands very little from you and gives you a lot in return. Cleaner air, vivacity among the inanimate decor and furniture it items and a better mood. In return, you need to water it occasionally, feed it once in a while and dust its leaves. That’s all.

We’ll educate you on how to care for a ficus plant so that you can see for yourself how low-maintenance this plant is.

Ficus Plant Care

Light and Temperature Requirements – The indoor Ficus needs bright but indirect light. Place it near the south or west-facing window in your building. If your building can’t facilitate this, use a grow light. The plant can’t handle low temperatures. The temperature always has to be above 60 degrees Fahrenheit and ideally above 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

Soil Conditions – Pot your Ficus Plant in well-drained fertile soil. You should use moisture soil-based potting mixes. The pH level of the soil should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.5.

Water Requirements – The trick is to not overwater. Overwatering can turn the leaves yellow. Your plant would much rather be dry than wet. So, water in intervals. Allow the water to get soaked and dry out before you water again. Check if the plant needs water by tipping the pot. If it’s really light, you need to water it.

Food Requirements – Use a liquid all-purpose fertilizer. You can use it anytime between April to September as that is the plant’s growing season.

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