Ficus Umbellata: 3 Things You Need To Know


Ficus umbellata sometimes referred to as ficus tree, ficus fig, or fiddle leaf fig, is a beautiful and delicate plant that can be seen in many homes. It has been said that this fern-like foliage will help purify the air in your home. However, there are three important things you need to know before investing in ficus umbellata.

First off, it should not be placed near windows or doors because it thrives on humidity and may drop leaves if exposed to cold drafts.

Secondly, ficus plants require regular watering, so they must be watered at least once every two days during periods of high temperatures and drought conditions (if left unwatered for too long, they will wither).

Lastly, ficus plants are fussy eaters that require nutrient-rich soil and lots of sunlight.

If you follow these three things to know about ficus umbellata, your plant will continue living for several years!