Ficus Star Light Plants


Botanical Name : "Ficus Benjamina Starlight Ficus benjamina". `Starlight` grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 6.5 (slightly acidic ranges from 6.1 to 6.5). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils. Light : Bright light, but only acclimated plants can handle direct sun. Ficus appreciate being moved outside in summer, but do not place in direct sunlight. Water : Water evenly throughout the summer and reduce watering in the winter. In dry homes, provide plenty of ambient moisture by misting often. Do not let the root ball dry out. Fertilizer : Feed with slow-release pellets in the beginning of the growing season.This is a pendulous/weeping shrub has a slow rate of growth has an ultimate height of 4m / 13.1ft and spread of 1.5m / 4.9ft. It can take 16-20 years to reach its ultimate height.