Ficus Lyrata Bambino, Dwarf Fiddle Leaf Fig - Plant

The fiddle leaf fig from the Ficus genus of trees is an exciting species to grow with larger leaves and is one of the best houseplants for purifying indoor air.

    What makes it special:
  • Air purifier plant
  • Easy to grow.
  • Classy plant for interior look.
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1Ficus Lyrata Bambino, Dwarf Fiddle Leaf Fig - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Ficus Lyrata Bambino

Fiddle leaf consists usually a single trunk and a canopy of spherical or hemispherical shape, which is symmetrical with an irregular outline. Its foliage, of coarse texture, is dense and has an upright or spreading appearance.

As an indoor plant, it gets significantly smaller dimensions and has a rather upright appearance. When these plants mature in age and size they make a great focal point within living rooms, hallways, offices or hotels.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Laurel fig, laurel rubber, Indian laurel, curtain fig, Malayan banyan, Cuban laurel, strangling fig
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 5 feet
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Very easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight:

  • Place the ficus near a window in a room that gets bright morning sunlight.
  • Turn the plant occasionally so all the growth does not occur on one side.

  • Soil:
  • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix.

  • Watering:
  • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try misting the plant regularly to increase the ambient humidity.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

  • Application of Fertilizer:
  • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

  • Re-potting:
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection:
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
  • Ficus Lyrata Bambino care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
  • Do not overwater them suddenly.
  • Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Partial sun, Requires shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil.
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees Celsius
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

    Ficus Lyrata Bambino special feature

    The plant features very large, heavily veined, violin-shaped leaves

    Ficus Lyrata Bambino uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • When these plants mature in age and size they make a great focal point within living rooms, hallways, offices or hotels
    • They are perfect if you can situate them in a floor-standing container

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why are the leaves falling off my Ficus lyrata?

    Consider the following few point to leaves falling off Ficus lyrata 1.FicusLyrata leaf drop due to shock from being moved. When you get a new fiddle leaf fig plant, the plant undergoes considerable stress during the move and when it placed in a new environment. 2. Fiddle leaf fig is from dryness. Lack of watering and very dry air can cause a fiddle leaf fig to drop leaves. 3. Root rot is one of the major causes so due not overwater the plant before water Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.

    Can you grow Ficus lyrata from cuttings?

    Yes, you can grow Ficus lyrata from cuttings.

    How to grow Ficus lyrata?

    Ficus lyrata is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow a plant.  1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of morning direct bright light or indirect bright light is required.  2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 3. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inches surface soil layer feels dry to touch.  4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing(February-June)season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com 

    How to water Ficus lyrata?

    Water Ficus lyrata when the upper layer of the soil(3-4)feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape.

    How to propagate Ficus lyrata?

    You can propagate Ficus lyrata through seeds and stem cutting. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 7-8 cm and remove any flowers or leaves from it. 2. Then dip the bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 weeks. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How big do Ficus lyrata grow?

    Ficus lyrata grow 15 metres tall in it is a natural habitat and up to 3 metres indoors.

    Is Ficus lyrata an indoor plant?

    Ficus lyrata will grow both indoor and outdoor where 1-3 hours of morning direct bright light or indirect bright light is available.

    Is Ficus lyrata fruit edible?

    No, Ficus lyrata is no species whose fruit is considered edible by humans.



    Reviews

    Sunday, 26 July 2020

    when I opened the box I was amazed at how well this plant was packaged and how healthy they all were.

    Sanjay Rao

    Sunday, 26 July 2020

    I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome

    arun

    Sunday, 05 July 2020

    Healthy plant with all the leaves intact and green. Plant delivered in perfect condition and as shown is picture

    Meera
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