Ficus Green Island (Ficus microcarpa 'Green Island')

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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Ficus Green Island (Ficus microcarpa 'Green Island')
Mature Height 3-4 feet
Mature Width 3-4 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 20-85°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with bright indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to Taiwan

Ficus Green Island: A Beautiful and Low-Maintenance Houseplant

Ficus Green Island is a stunning houseplant that is perfect for those who want to add a touch of greenery to their home without having to spend too much time on maintenance. This plant is known for its glossy, dark green leaves that are shaped like a violin. It is a slow-growing plant that can reach up to 3 feet in height, making it perfect for small spaces.

How to Grow Ficus Green Island

Ficus Green Island is a relatively easy plant to grow, making it perfect for beginners. It prefers bright, indirect light and can tolerate some shade. It also prefers well-draining soil that is kept moist but not waterlogged. It is important to avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot.

Care Tips for Ficus Green Island

To keep your Ficus Green Island healthy, it is important to provide it with the right care. This includes regular watering, fertilization, and pruning. Water your plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, and fertilize it every two weeks during the growing season. Prune your plant to maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged leaves.

Uses of Ficus Green Island

Ficus Green Island is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It is perfect for adding a touch of greenery to your home or office, and it can also be used as a decorative accent in a larger plant arrangement. Its small size makes it perfect for small spaces, such as apartments or dorm rooms.

Planting Tips for Ficus Green Island

When planting Ficus Green Island, it is important to choose a pot that is slightly larger than the root ball. Use well-draining soil and make sure the plant is planted at the same depth as it was in its previous container. Water the plant thoroughly after planting and place it in a bright, indirect light.

Maintenance of Ficus Green Island

To keep your Ficus Green Island looking its best, it is important to provide it with regular maintenance. This includes watering, fertilization, pruning, and cleaning. Remove any dead or damaged leaves, and wipe down the leaves with a damp cloth to remove any dust or debris.

Pests and Diseases of Ficus Green Island

Ficus Green Island is relatively pest and disease-resistant, but it can still be affected by common houseplant pests such as spider mites and mealybugs. To prevent these pests, keep your plant clean and well-maintained. If you do notice any pests, treat them with an insecticidal soap or neem oil.



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