Ficus petiolaris

Rock Fig

Ficus petiolaris

Description
  1. Popular name(s): Rock Fig, Petiolate Fig
  2. Botanical name: Ficus petiolaris
  3. Family: Moraceae
  4. Origin: North America (Mexico)
  5. Height: 20 to 40 centimetres
  6. USDA zone: 12 (10 °C)

Ficus petiolaris

Ficus petiolaris

Ficus petiolaris

Plant care

Lighting: Young plants tolerate semi-shady to partly sunny locations with morning sun, evening sun and winter sun. Older specimens can also cope with the hot summer sun.

Soil: Standard mixes for cacti and succulents, indoor plants, container plants, palms, herbs or vegetables.

Watering: The soil may dry up but should not be allowed to dry out or stay under water for a long time.

Fertilizing: The Rock Fig can occasionally receive liquid fertilizers from spring to autumn. No fertilization is required in the first year after purchase or repotting.

Temperature: Ficus petiolaris can be kept warm all year round. Wintering at 10 to 15 °C is also possible.

Ficus petiolaris

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