7 Best Types of Ficus Plants to Grow Indoor

Helloshabby.com -- Ficus plant is a wonderful houseplant. They are easy to care for and grow. The leaves can also grow lush, giving the best natural statement in the house. Moreover, the ficus plant also known as air purifier plant, making your home feel fresher and cooler. 

There are several types of ficus plants that are perfect as living decorations at home. What's that? Find the answer in 7 Best Types of Ficus Plants to Grow Indoor.

1. Rubber plant


Rubber plant or ficus elastica is an indoor plant that can grow in low light intensity. The leaves are dark-shiny green and large in size, the leaves grow as big as a palm or more. Rubber plant does not need frequent watering. Water once or twice a month with less water to avoid root rot. 

2. Weeping fig


Weeping fig or ficus benjamina is a wonderful plant that look like a tree. A slender tree branch, which you can braid like this. The leaves of the ficus plant are plant grain, oval and skinned. The plant native to Australia and Southeast Asian. Its large stature, able to give a tropical vibe to your home. 

3. Ficus ice caps 


Ficus ice caps (ficus pumila) are usually grown as vines. The plant will creep perfectly on the wall or fence of your house. However, you can still treat it as an indoor plant. Place it in a cute, pink container that make a beautiful contrast with the green leaves. Make sure this ficus ice caps place in bright indirect spot. 

4. Ficus Ginseng


Ficus ginseng (Ficus microcarpa) can be regarded as a ficus bonsai plant. This plant has fresh green leaves with fat stems like the shape of ginger. You can put this bonsai ficus ginseng in a stylish ceramics pot purse. Just don't let the soil dry out or water too much. It is a great wishlist indoor plant for your home. 

5. Ficus Alii Plant


Ficus Alii plant (Ficus binnendiijkii 'Alii') is a beautiful evergreen tree to grow indoor. The leaves of this plant are different from most other leaf forms of ficus plant. The leaves are long and narrow-shaped. Ficus Alii love moist soil, rather than drought soil. The plant grow-well in bright, indirect light. 

6. Fiddle leaf fig


Fiddle leaf fig (ficus lyrata) is a plant native to Africa. This plant has wide, stiff leaves like the shape of a violin. But don't worry, this leaves do not fall off easily, even though the leaves are old and yellowed. Fiddle leaf fig love light, so choose a spot with bright indirect light, but make sure it is not exposed to direct sunlight. Because it can burn the leaves. 

7.  African fig


Ficus cyathistipula or African fig has leaves in deep green color. The leaves are quite-wide and look shiny when exposed to light. This plant is also can help to purify the air, making the air in the house better. Avoid to place this plant in a direct sunlight, as it can burn the leaves. 

Hopefully, those 7 Best Types of Ficus Plants to Grow Indoor is useful for those of you who're looking for ideas and inspiration about best indoor plant for your home.  Don't forget to share it with your relatives and family.

Author      : Yeni
Editor       : Munawaroh
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