Plant Care Tiger Bark Ficus

Tiger Bark Ficus


Ficus microcarpa 'Tiger Bark'

How to care for Tiger Bark Ficus


How often to water your Tiger Bark Ficus

Water needs for Tiger Bark Ficus
0.5 cups
every 9

Tiger Bark 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 Tiger Bark 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 Tiger Bark Ficus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tiger Bark Ficus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Tiger Bark 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 Tiger Bark Ficus in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Tiger Bark Ficus

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

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Care Summary for Tiger Bark Ficus

Tiger Bark Ficus

Tiger Bark 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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