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Ficus pumila

£5.00
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Why We Love It

Commonly known as the creeping or climbing fig, this plant is ideal for terrariums, quickly creating a mat of green. Native to South-East Asia.

  • New growth is reddish bronze before hardening to green,
  • Fast grower.
  • Hardy.

Growth pattern: Vining climber, trailer or ground spreader

Water: Little and often. Keep moist but not waterlogged.

Ideal Position: East facing

Light: Bright, indirect or filtered light.

Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.

Planting and Care

Into a Pot

If you're planting into a pot or container, have a hand trowel and a watering tool ready, plus a container larger than the one your plant arrived in.

  1. Pour a small amount of soil at the bottom of your chosen container.
  2. Put the plant in place and then back-fill soil around the rootball.
  3. Lightly water after repotting. The soil should be just damp enough that if you press your forefinger into the soil it is moist above the top of your nail.
  4. Regularly check the soil is moist but not soaking or sitting in water.
  5. Make sure to place your plant away from any harsh drafts.

Product Specifications

Current Height2 - 5 cm
LifecyclePerennial
Botanic NameFicus pumila
Height10 cm
Code: SPRTL164370

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