Plant Care weeping fig

weeping fig


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How to care for weeping fig


How often to water your weeping fig

Water needs for weeping fig
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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Calculate water needs of weeping fig

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for weeping fig in your home

Light needs and placement for plant weeping fig: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

weeping fig 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.

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How to fertilize weeping fig

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

Care Summary for weeping fig

weeping fig

weeping fig

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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