Plant Care Golden Gate Ficus

Golden Gate Ficus

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Golden Gate Ficus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower


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How to care for Golden Gate Ficus


How often to water your Golden Gate Ficus

Water needs for Golden Gate Ficus
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden Gate 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 Golden Gate Ficus

Water 0.5 cups every

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

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Finding light for Golden Gate Ficus in your home

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

Golden Gate 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.

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How to fertilize Golden Gate Ficus

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

Care Summary for Golden Gate Ficus

Golden Gate Ficus

Golden Gate Ficus

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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