Weeping Fig

weeping Fig
Weeping Fig (Ficus) also known as Indian Rubber Tree, Fiddle-leaved Fig, Indian Laurel

These plants are all adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. While they grow best in a warm, moist environment, they do fairly well under normal household conditions of temperature and humidity.


Plant in regular potting soil and keep the soil minimally moist at all times. They grow best in bright, indirect light, diffused sun, warm temperatures, and medium humidity.

Special Requirements

When grown in pots, these plants tend to develop a single stem. The leaves drop if the plant is chilled or if it is moved from one place to another. Ficus like their roots crowded in a small pot. Wipe leaves with a wet cloth at frequent intervals.