Plant Care Yellow Ficus

Yellow Ficus

4.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Yellow Ficus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Yellow Ficus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Ficus altissima 'Yellow Gem'
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Yellow Ficus

Water

How often to water your Yellow Ficus

Water needs for Yellow Ficus
0.5 cups
every 9

Yellow Ficus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Yellow Ficus

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Yellow Ficus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yellow Ficus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Yellow Ficus may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Yellow Ficus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Yellow Ficus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Yellow Ficus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Yellow Ficus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Yellow Ficus

Yellow Ficus

Yellow Ficus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Yellow Ficus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Yellow Ficus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Yellow Ficus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Yellow Ficus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Harrietgrows avatar
@Harrietgrows
leaf-1 18 Plants
xp 320 XP
05/24/2021

Absolutely love the plant, has thrived until recently, as the new leaves are curling a bit? Not sure why. Leaves have cool textures and patterns, loving how it grows:)

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