Plant Care dao rong

dao rong

Also known as

Ficus cuspidatolongifolia, Ficus decaisneana, Ficus decaisneana firmula, Ficus decaisneana trymatocarpa, Ficus ellipsoidea, Ficus esmeralda, Ficus firmula, Ficus insularis, Ficus magnifica, Ficus philippinensis, Ficus philippinensis magnifica, Ficus philippinensis obovata, Ficus philippinensis philippinensis, Ficus philippinensis sessilis, Ficus philippinensis setibracteata, Ficus pinkiana, Ficus setibracteata, Ficus trematocarpa, Ficus trymatocarpa, Ficus virgata philippinensis and Ficus virgata sessilis


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How to care for dao rong


How often to water your dao rong

Water needs for dao rong
0.5 cups
every 9

dao rong 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for dao rong in your home

Light needs and placement for plant dao rong: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

dao rong love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

dao rong does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of dao rong in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize dao rong

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for dao rong: 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 dao rong after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for dao rong

dao rong

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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