Anastasia Weeping Fig
About Anastasia Weeping Fig
The weeping fig, native to southeast Asia, is the official tree of Bangkok, Thailand. They make impressive additions to any living space, but in their natural habitat these trees can grow over 100 feet tall and provide food for many local bird species. In NASA’s 1989 Clean Air Study they were found to remove pollutants from the air. 💨
Ficus benjamina 'Anastasia'
How to care for Anastasia Weeping Fig
How often to water your Anastasia Weeping Fig
Anastasia Weeping Fig needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Anastasia Weeping Fig in your home
Anastasia Weeping Fig love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Anastasia Weeping Fig does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Anastasia Weeping Fig
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 Anastasia Weeping Fig after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Anastasia Weeping Fig prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Anastasia Weeping Fig requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Anastasia Weeping Fig doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.
Anastasia Weeping Fig does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Anastasia Weeping Fig should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
It’s common for Anastasia Weeping Fig to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.
Anastasia Weeping Fig is native to worldwide Tropics.
Care Summary for Anastasia Weeping Fig
Anastasia Weeping Fig
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Houston, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.