Plant Care Golden Gate Ficus

Golden Gate Ficus

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Golden Gate Ficus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Golden Gate Ficus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Ficus microcarpa 'Golden Gate'
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Golden Gate Ficus

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Golden Gate Ficus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

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.

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Care Summary for Golden Gate Ficus

Golden Gate Ficus

Golden Gate Ficus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Golden Gate Ficus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Golden Gate Ficus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Golden Gate Ficus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Samijohanson avatar
@Samijohanson
leaf-1 91 Plants
xp 2,523 XP
globe McCall, Idaho
09/20/2021

Beautiful bonsai. Water every other day and keep inside. I keep a grow light on mine and it’s been happy since day one

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Shannonelliott avatar
@Shannonelliott
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 493 XP
globe Austin, Texas
04/09/2021

love my bonsai trees

Fast grower Fast grower

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