Dwarf Lemon-Lime Weeping Fig
(Golden ‘starlight’ Ficus Benjamina)
Ficus Benjamina Lemon & Lime is a very Uncommon yet brilliant, New variety of Weeping Fig with Striking Lime Variegation. Also sometimes called The Palm Beach Lime or Golden starlight weeping fig. Lemon-Lime Weeping Fig is a soon-to-be popular houseplant due to its elegant growth and easy-going nature.It grows well in home and offices owing to its unique variegated foliage and easy-to-grow nature.
Benjamina ficus is favorite among landscape professionals because they give the freedom to break the monotony of green to paint the site in mesmerizing yellow and whites.
Care for Weeping fig
Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light. Bright, direct light may result in scalding of the leaves and leaf loss. It should always be avoided to place them in negative temperatures.
When growing ficus indoors, it’s important to maintain relatively high humidity around the plant. Regular misting or setting the ficus tree on a pebble tray filled with water is a great way to increase their humidity, but keep in mind that while they like high humidity, they don’t like overly wet roots.
- Bright indirect sunlight.
- Water twice a week.
- Grows in Bright indoors
Fertilizers for Ficus plant
Fertilizer/ feed for the plant: Feed your Ficus a good quality fertilizer every month during summers. During winters, the plant growth naturally slows down so no need to over-fertilize them in winters.
Repotting: Repot the plant when it outgrows the current pot, during repotting choose a pot 2 to 3 inches larger in diameter than your current pot. The best time to repot your Ficus is during springs.
Propagation: A Ficus can be easily propagated by a leaf or a stem cutting method.
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