Plant Care Formosan Creeping Fig
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Formosan Creeping Fig

Taxonomy

Ficus vaccinioides
Ficus
Moraceae
Rosales

How to care for Formosan Creeping Fig

Water

How often to water your Formosan Creeping Fig

Water needs for Formosan Creeping Fig
0.5 cups
every 9

Formosan Creeping Fig 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 Formosan Creeping Fig

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Formosan Creeping Fig in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Formosan Creeping Fig: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Formosan Creeping 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Formosan Creeping Fig

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

Care Summary for Formosan Creeping Fig

Formosan Creeping Fig

Formosan Creeping Fig


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.

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