Ficus Binnendijkii Alii
Also known as ficus alii, ficus binnendijkii.
Ficus Alii care
How much light does a Ficus Alii need?
Ficus Alii plants do well in bright indirect light; however, they can survive in medium light. The lower the light level, the longer a Ficus Alii takes to produce new leaves. Rotate weekly to maintain the plant's beautiful shape.
How to water a Ficus Alii?
Water a Ficus Alii when the top 2" of the soil has dried out. Water well so that excess water drains out the drip holes in the bottom of the pot. Immediately empty excess water and do not allow a Ficus Alii to sit in water. New growth turns black and green leaves fall off from over -watering. Leaves become brown and crunchy, drop off, and may turn yellow when the plant needs water.
What's the ideal humidity for a Ficus Alii?
Average room humidity (around 40-50%). In case you live in a dry zone, try to elevate your humidity by grouping plants, misting them or with a humidifier.
How to fertilize a Ficus Alii?
Feed monthly with a well-balanced liquid fertilizer when the plant is actively growing. It's not necessary to feed a Ficus Alii during the winter and fall.
Ficus Alii care tips
This plant produce small flowers and berries which have to be removed as soon as they appear.
Mist the leaves to increase humidity.
Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth and gently dry to keep them clean and healthy.