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Ficus pumila variegated, Creeping fig variegated - Plant

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Climbing Fig is an enthusiastic climber able to scramble up vertical surfaces 3-4 stories tall with the aid of a powerful adhesive.

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1Ficus pumila variegated, Creeping fig variegated - Plant
24 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Ficus pumila variegated

Variegated creeping fig is a relative of edible figs and tropical trees but is a tender, evergreen vine.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Climbing Fig, Creeping Fig, Creeping Ficus
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 5 ft
Bloom Time Flowers are inconspicuous
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Grows as a climber in a tropical climate. Grows as a climber in a tropical climate. Planted during the rain in well-prepared soil near the wall at a distance 1 to 2 feet apart. Occasional trimming has to be done to keep plants in check.

Ficus pumila variegated care

Occasional trimming has to be done to keep plants in check.

Sunlight Sun growing, Semi shade, Shade growing
Watering Medium
Soil Loamy soil
Temperature 16 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Ficus pumila variegated special feature

This plant is suitable for growing indoors. Can grow on trellis or chain link fencing. Hanging or weeping growth habit. Good on the seaside.

Ficus pumila variegated uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

Do creeping fig climb?

Yes, Creeping fig climbs with the help of its sticky tendrils.

Where to plant creeping fig?

Choose a spot which receives 1. Sunlight- 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Best time to plant creeping fig?

Best time to plant creeping fig is at the beginning of rainy season(June-July).

Does creeping fig produce fruit?

Yes, creeping fig produce fruits but they are non edible.

Why is my creeping fig dying?

The main reasons of dying Creeping fig 1. Due to over watering or less watering to plant. 2. Plant does not get proper sunlight. 3. Lack of nutrient. 4. Disease and pest infestation.

How to trim creeping fig?

Trim the mature plant parts in late winter or early spring to regrow more leaves. You can pinch stem ends to promote branching.

Is creeping fig evergreen?

Yes, Creeping fig is a evergreen plant.

Does creeping fig die in winter?

The ideal temperature for creeping fig is 15-35 degree Celsius. So, it will not grow in winter. It may survive mild winters but not at freezing temperatures.

How to propagate creeping fig?

Propagate creeping fig in early spring season(Feb-March). 1. To propagate take stem tip cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip 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 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Will creeping fig grow in a pot?

Yes, creeping fig grows in in pot it should be of 5-7 inch upper diameter with drainage hole.

When to prune creeping fig?

Prune creeping fig in late winter (Dec-Jan).

Is creeping fig edible?

No, it is not edible plant even fruits are not edible.

Will creeping fig damage brick?

Creeping fig sticks to almost any surface with its adhesive tendrils. It will not damage the brick by itself but once attached it is difficult to remove the plant completely from the surface.

Will creeping fig grow in full sun?

Creeping fig require 1-3 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight and plant should be protected from harsh afternoon sunlight.

Does creeping fig damage walls?

No, creeping fig does not damage walls but once attached it is difficult to remove the plant easily from attached surface.

What fertilizer for creeping fig?

Apply any organic fertilizer in main growing season (June-July).

Will creeping fig grow down a wall?

Creeping fig climbs the surface it comes in contact with. It may grow down the wall if has nothing to climb up but it may slower its growth.

Is creeping fig invasive?

No, it is not invasive.

Is creeping fig poisonous?

Creeping fig is not really poisonous however, its milky sap may cause irritation to some.

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