Plant Care Natasha Weeping Fig

Natasha Weeping Fig

About Natasha 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 'Natasha'
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Natasha Weeping Fig

Water

How often to water your Natasha Weeping Fig

Water needs for Natasha Weeping Fig
0.5 cups
every 9

Natasha Weeping Fig 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 Natasha Weeping Fig

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 Natasha Weeping Fig in your home

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

Natasha 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.

Natasha Weeping Fig does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Natasha Weeping Fig

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

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Care Summary for Natasha Weeping Fig

Natasha Weeping Fig

Natasha Weeping Fig


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

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