Plant Care Anastasia Weeping Fig

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. 💨

Taxonomy

Ficus benjamina 'Anastasia'
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Anastasia Weeping Fig

Water

How often to water your Anastasia Weeping Fig

Water needs for Anastasia Weeping Fig
0.5 cups
every 9

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 New York.

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 Anastasia Weeping Fig

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Anastasia Weeping Fig in New York

New York, New York

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Growing Anastasia Weeping Fig in New York right now

Light needs for plant Anastasia Weeping Fig in New York

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New York is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Anastasia Weeping Fig in New York

Sunlight will decrease by 30.9% ☀️

November 28th, 2022

New York is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to decrease by 30.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.8 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Anastasia Weeping Fig in New York

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, New York is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.1 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Anastasia Weeping Fig in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anastasia Weeping Fig: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Anastasia Weeping Fig love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New York ⛅.

Anastasia Weeping Fig does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Anastasia Weeping Fig

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Anastasia Weeping Fig: 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 Anastasia Weeping Fig after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Anastasia Weeping Fig

Nutrient needs for plant Anastasia Weeping Fig in New York

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in New York is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to…

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Care Summary for Anastasia Weeping Fig

Anastasia Weeping Fig

Anastasia Weeping Fig


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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