Plant Care Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

2.8 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Taxonomy

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Water

How often to water your Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Water needs for Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'
0.5 cups
every 9

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

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 Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

29% Very Low

Growing Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in Westerville right now

Light needs for plant Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in Westerville, Ohio

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 15th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in Westerville, Ohio

Sunlight will increase by 22.4% ☀️

January 17th, 2022

Westerville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Westerville is expected to increase by 22.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.9 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in Westerville, Ohio

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 13th, 2022

This month, Westerville is getting an average of 6.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ficus triangularis 'Variegata': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Westerville, Ohio ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Ficus triangularis 'Variegata': 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 Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Nutrient needs for plant Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' in Westerville, Ohio

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 12th, 2022

The growing potential in Westerville is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best…

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Care Summary for Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Westerville, Ohio, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Ficus triangularis 'Variegata' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Rjg avatar
@Rjg
leaf-1 80 Plants
xp 18,431 XP
globe Austin, Texas
10/07/2021

this was my hardest ficus to make happy but I love it now!!

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Niteesh avatar
@Niteesh
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 180 XP
globe Outram, Singapore
06/22/2021

Lives up to its name, weeping fig! The leaves are always shedding even with a small gust of fan wind or even when you move it slightly.

Browns easily Browns easily
Jenstolt85 avatar
@Jenstolt85
leaf-1 76 Plants
xp 2,520 XP
06/03/2021

Most dramatic plant I own. Drops leaves like it’s her job and then regrows them in spring. Will drop them whenever she’s mad, thirsty, or you look at her wrong.

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