Ficus petiolaris plant cultivation

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How to grow petiolate fig or rock fig (Ficus petiolaris)



Water it moderately when in case of potted specimens. Better irrigation by immersion in a water container.

gardening pot

Used as a tree in parks or gardens. Pot as a houseplant.


Place in the sun if it is a tree. A light position in the case of indoor growing, avoiding direct sunlight. Do not expose to air currents.


Reproduce by cuttings in spring.


Highly permeable forest soil mixed with sand.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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