Ficus Compacta Variegated - Plant

Ficus compacta a species of fig tree, native to South and Southeast Asia and Australia. The thick shiny evergreen leaves generously cloth the long branches.
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About Ficus Compacta Variegated

Ficus is a pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs and vines occupying a wide variety of ecological niches; most are evergreen, but some deciduous species are endemic to areas outside of the tropics and to higher elevations.

Fig species are characterized by their unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome, which utilizes wasp species belonging to the Agaonidae family for pollination. 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. Ficus plants range from large trees to woody shrubs to trailing vines. The ficus comes in many shapes and sizes that make this a popular focal point in your home. Ficus (genus Ficus), a group of about 900 species of trees, shrubs, and vines, commonly called figs.

Native primarily to tropical areas of East Asia, they are distributed throughout the worlds tropics. Many are tall forest trees that are buttressed by great spreading roots; others are planted as ornamentals. 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. The Bodhi tree, under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment, is believed by many to have been a ficus religiosa. The most popular as an indoor tree is the ficus benjamina.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 8 inch (20 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ficus Compacta Varigated
Maximum Reachable 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.
Bloom Time The flowers are inconspicuous and the plants are grown mainly for their foliage
Difficulty Level easy to medium

Planting and 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, whether its from any of the following:Under watering or over watering, Low humidity, Too little light, Relocation or repotting, Drafts, Range in temperature (too hot or cold). If your ficus is losing its leaves, go through the checklist of proper ficus tree care and correct anything that you find wrong.

    Ficus Compacta Variegated care

    Sunlight Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light. Bright, direct light may result in scalding of the leaves and leaf loss.
    Watering 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.
    Soil Rich, humusy and well-drained soil.
    Temperature Ficus trees also cannot tolerate low temperatures or drafts. They need to be kept in temperatures above 60 F. (16 C.) and actually prefer temperatures above 70 F. (21 C.).
    Fertilizer any organic fertilizer

    Ficus Compacta Variegated special feature

    Most ficus bonsai trees can produce aerial roots in their natural habitat, which are often presented in appealing bonsai creations with many aerial root pillars or root over rock styles. To enable aerial root growth in our homes a humidity of nearly 100% must be achieved artificially.

    You can use a glass cover, fish tank or a construction with transparent sheets for this purpose.

    The Bodhi tree, under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment, is believed by many to have been a ficus religiosa.

    Fig species are characterized by their unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome, which utilizes wasp species belonging to the Agaonidae family for pollination.

    Ficus Compacta Variegated uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Ficus Compacta Variegated ?

    Ficus Compacta Variegated is commonly known as Ficus Compacta Varigated

    How tall do Ficus Compacta Variegated grow?

    On average Ficus Compacta Variegated grows 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.

    When Ficus Compacta Variegated blooms?

    With enough light, Ficus Compacta Variegated may produce flowers in The flowers are inconspicuous and the plants are grown mainly for their foliage

    How hard is Ficus Compacta Variegated to grow?

    A Ficus Compacta Variegated is easy to medium

    How much sunlight does a Ficus Compacta Variegated need?

    A Ficus Compacta Variegated prefers Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light. Bright, direct light may result in scalding of the leaves and leaf loss.

    How much water does a Ficus Compacta Variegated need?

    A Ficus Compacta Variegated prefers watering 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.

    What kind of soil does a Ficus Compacta Variegated need?

    A Ficus Compacta Variegated prefers Rich, humusy and well-drained soil.

    What temperature does a Ficus Compacta Variegated like?

    A Ficus Compacta Variegated prefers Ficus trees also cannot tolerate low temperatures or drafts. They need to be kept in temperatures above 60 F. (16 C.) and actually prefer temperatures above 70 F. (21 C.).

    How often should I fertilize my Ficus Compacta Variegated ?

    To encourage Ficus Compacta Variegated growth, any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 22 July 2020

    I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!

    Aji Aji

    Wednesday, 22 July 2020

    Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?

    Kashi Wasi

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more

    Sangeeta Chaudhry
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