Ficus lyrata eye-catching green foliage will make it stand out in your botanical garden crowd and certainly attract some friends request for spare leaves. They are ideal house plants, adding rich, green foliage and filtering the air of unwanted pollutants at the same time. Unfortunately it is toxic to pets.
- Use free-draining, top quality potting compost if you need to repot this dwarf fig tree. Ensure that the pot has holes in the base for drainage. Added grit or similar drainage material will help to avoid overwatering.
- Ficus lyrata prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate some light shade and some direct (but not harsh or midday) morning or afternoon sun.
- Water when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil moist at all times, but do not over water as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop. Using a Sustee Moisture Meter stick helps to figure out how much moisture is in the soil so you don’t under or overwater.
- Toxic to pets.
Height of the plant - 40 cm. Diameter of the pot - 12 cm. Sustee size M.
The height of the plant is measured from the base of the pot to the top of the plant.
The diameter of the pot is measured at the top part of the pot.