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

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    Such a great variety of options!

    Shahnaz Ahmed

    Monday, 24 February 2020

    How often I need to water it?

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Friday, 07 February 2020

    A happy customer ?? But like could the rate be a bit reasonably else all good ... thanks

    Roopam Shahi

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Great plant for a green gift

    Garima Sahney

    Monday, 04 November 2019

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Rameshwar Jagdale

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Rajiv

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    Is it a live plant?

    Asha S

    Thursday, 24 October 2019

    Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

    Sherly Uthup

    Thursday, 24 October 2019

    Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL

    Pratima Sahdev

    Saturday, 19 October 2019

    Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?

    Arianna Amit

    Saturday, 19 October 2019

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Anuj Yadav

    Tuesday, 15 October 2019

    Awesome experience!!! Luved the plant. Looked exactly the same. Thank you NL

    mahimac24

    Wednesday, 09 October 2019

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

    Bikash Nongthombam

    Monday, 07 October 2019

    Worth Money. Good Product

    Kashi Wasi

    Monday, 07 October 2019

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

    Shyamali Basu

    Monday, 07 October 2019

    Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

    Rahul Gupta

    Monday, 02 July 2018

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Satinder Cheema

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??

    Keerti Kushwaha

    Saturday, 23 June 2018

    Nice plant. team is also always ready to help. Go for this if you are interested in buying a online plant. you wont be disappointed.

    Divya Kuchibhotla

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

    puneet saluja

    Wednesday, 13 June 2018

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Kiran Agarwal

    Friday, 08 June 2018

    Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.

    Arianna Amit

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    How old is the plant you have shown..?

    Vishal Tejaswi

    Sunday, 27 May 2018

    Such a great variety of options!

    Pavan Chowdary Maganti

    Friday, 04 May 2018

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.

    Madhu Grover

    Monday, 18 September 2017

    M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..

    Alvisia Sule

    Friday, 04 August 2017

    I m really happy to say that your packing is good ,on time delivery all plants are good .

    swetha Muthappa

    Thursday, 27 July 2017

    Excellent proctus collection

    Dhiraj Gome

    Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 06 July 2017

    Nurserylive have adorned my garden, really beautiful!! I

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 11 June 2017

    Good one.. Good plant growth & good packing...

    Anuj Yadav

    Tuesday, 25 April 2017

    This is one of my favorite plants.

    Ravi Patel

    Friday, 03 February 2017

    Good growth and 90% germination

    Raj Sekhar

    Thursday, 05 January 2017

    Young ones adapt better

    Som Gupta

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