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					The Ficus Tree
Ficus tree is a kind of houseplant that will come in a number of different species. Most of its species
are native to Indo-Australian region , some are native to Central and south america while others are
endemic to Africa. Allows have a detailed understand this plant, its treatment , varieties and
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Most ficus kinds are a bit drought tolerant, that is they could survive for a while without having regular
watering. But to keep the plant inside a healthy condition, water it regularly and enable the top two ins
of soil throughout the plant to dry before watering that again.
Tip: darkish leaf tips indicate under-watering while yellowish tips indicate over-watering. Also, whole
foliage turning yellow may indicate over applying water and falling foliage under watering. Only check
your watering programs while having any of these problems with leaves.
Most ficus species require very good amount of sunlight. On the other hand , direct sunlight
throughout the day can burn the foliage of many ficus kinds (especially the younger plants ). So to be
for the safer side place them in incomplete shade areas of your garden. Place it near a window
A newly bought place will sometimes drop some leaves, this is because the it is adapting to the new
environment and there is no need to worry about that. Prune the near-dead leaves still adhering to
the plant. Also prune dry branches.
If you have the place in pots, replant it every a couple of years in slightly even bigger pot than the
prior one to ensure suitable root growth.

You can multiply how many your ficus timber by more than one methods. As this will save you some
dough , it is also much more entertaining to propagate plants (trust me on this 1 if you haven't spread
any before).
One of the most common kinds is stem chopping. Take about 5 nodes long cuttings. Prune all the
foliage and branches besides 1 to 2 top foliage. You don't need to apply rooting hormone at the lower
cuttings when propagating ficus, however using it might very slightly raise the rooting chances. After
that stick these cuttings into small baskets with rich humid soil. Keeping these types of pots with
cuttings in hot and humid problems increase the chances of your cuttings developing beginnings and
also reduces the time required for root improvement. Look for the new foliage growth on the base
which might take a few months.
There are about 850 identified species of ficus.
Many ficus kinds produce edible berry. Depending on the species, every fruit can include up to
several hundred to several thousand seeds. The fruit is considered to be one of the first fruits
developed by humans.
It is an important shrub from a religious viewpoint and have much significance in quite a few made
use of including Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.
The have a prolonged history and are projected to have been right here on earth for 60 to 80 million
One of the most ancient ficus trees is within Sri Lanka which according to history information was
planted back 288 B.h.
Here are a couple of the common varieties of this particular plant:
• Ficus Midnight
• Ficus Indigo (It can flourish in very low lighting conditions.)
• Ficus Starlight (It is a new variegated form of durable eco-friendly Weeping Fig.)
• Ficus Monique (It is a extremely popular new ficus range with shiny, bright green leaves who have
  raffled edges. Unlike many other ficus kinds , it shows very good amount of resistance to leaf drop.)
• Ficus Hispida
• Ficus retusa (It is regarded as fastest growing ficus variety)
• Ficus Pumila (It is also known as the coming Ficus, Creeping Fig or sometimes easy called Creeper.
  That they creep up with walls and cover them completely and can quickly cover the whole
  constructing in a matter of years. A few gardeners suggest to cut the plant to the ground every
  single few years to prevent that from becoming very invasive and growing beyond your control.)
• Ficus Benjamina (It is commonly known as the Weeping Fig.)
• Ficus Golden King
• Ficus Bonsai(They are commonly grown indoors along with the soil should be allowed to dry
  between applying water.)
• Ficus elastica (commonly known as the Rubber shrub.)
• Ficus Nerifolia
• Ficus maclellandii (Alii)

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