Ficus Elastica Shivereana-Speckled Foliage
A very special and hard to find speckled member of the rubber tree family. This one is very hardy and great for the beginner. Each plant measures approx 20 to 25cm in height from soil level.
Ficus binnendijkii "Alii Petite" | Dwarf Sabre Leafed Fig | Long Leaf Fig
The long narrow leaves are naturally glossy and taper to a point to resemble a spear. It produces a mass of dense green foliage but as it matures, it may drop its lower leaves revealing a bare woody trunk. This particular variety is slow growing and has a strong resistance to leaf drop and lower light levels. Ficus Alii Petite is ideal as a container plant indoors and out. Great for patios, pool areas or to create a tropical look. It can be grown as a small tree or hedge and can be pruned into a topiary shape. Ficus Alii...
Ficus longifolia | Narrow Leaf Fig
Ficus longifolia look like a mini eucalyptus tree, due to their fast growing, slender dark green foliage. As this plant is a member of the Ficus family, Home of Houseplants strongly recommends this plant be contained within a pot. This is an easy to care for plant that is a statement piece and increasing in popularity for indoor stylists. This plant enjoys bright, indirect light and only likes to be watered when the soil is dry. Each plant current measures approx 70 to 90 cm in height and approx 20 cm in width.
NOT CURRENTLY PERMITTED INTO WA A big a leafy variety of the ficus family, perfect as an indoor plant in a well-lit area. Please ensure however that this is not near any sources of draught or cold, as it will impact on the plant thriving. Umbellata likes to be planted in a free draining soil to prevent root rot. Once established, they can tolerate extended dry periods, while watering the warmer months will encourage vibrant leaf colour and promote growth. Whilst it is establishing itself, we recommend supporting the plant on a totem or frame. Liquid fertilise during growth periods...
Ficus Triangularis | Triangle Fig
NOT PERMITTED INTO WA One of the easiest indoor Figs. The unusual triangular leaves are quite thick and tough. It loves bright light like most members of the Ficus family. Each plant measures approx 50cm in height from soil level and 40cm i width. Be sure to tip prune on a semi regular basis to encourage a bushy habit. Temperature Normal indoor temps are fine but keep away from heat sources and cold draughts. Water Really important to let this dry out inbetween waterings (Wait for the top 2-3 inches of compost to dry out). Overwatering in winter will make...
Ficus Petiolaris | rock fig
This one is a a relatively less common and hard to find member of the ficus family. We adore it for its hot pink veins on each leaf. A native of Mexico, it has a common name of rock fig, because it is often found growing in rocky areas where the roots stretch over rocks in search of rooting soil. The develop a large and distinctive lump at their based, which is called a basal caudex, which adds to the loveliness of this plant. Ficus petiolaris is a very easy houseplants. It thrives in part sun to part shade in...