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Ficus Lyrata
Ficus Lyrata
Ficus Lyrata
low maintenance indoor plants, succulents

Ficus Lyrata

$15.00

About Fidel

Originally from western Africa, Fidel will help your space achieve a tropical look with his lyre-shaped leaves. Besides the aesthetic appeal of his glossy dark green leaves, Fidel makes for the perfect house plant as he is tough and can cope with less-than-perfect conditions.

LIKES

Fidel thrives in tropical conditions: you can recreate these by placing him in bright, filtered light and misting him regularly to increase the ambient humidity.

DISLIKES

Although Fidel is coming from tropical rainforests, he does not enjoy sitting in water as this could make him suffer from root rot. Also, lack of humidity can cause browning on Fidel's lush foliage.

WATERING AND FEEDING

The worst thing to do is over-water Fidel, so wait until the top 2 inches of soil is dry before further watering. Fidel does not have a strong need for fertilizer, but feeding him with a diluted liquid fertiliser every month during growing season (Spring to Autumn) is preferred. Apply the fertilizer at half the rate recommended on the label.

HEALTH BENEFITS

Fidel's broad leaves will help with air purification, elimination of dust and humidity control, thus helping you prevent health problems such as colds, sore throats and coughs.
 
  • 5" Pot, 10" and 14" Grower pot
  • 1-2 Foot Tall 5" Pot and 3-4 Foot Tall 10" Pot and 6-7 Foot Tall 14"
  • Canadian Grown