Ficus Neon Marguerite | Ficus benjamina variegata | Hanging Basket
Origin & Introduction
(Including Nursery Pot)
8" Hanging Basket: 15" H x 15" W
The Ficus benjamina plant thrives in medium to bright, indirect or filtered light. Low light conditions should be avoided as it can cause this plant to lose its variegation. Turn your plant every so often in order to encourage even growth.
Water and Soil
Though it depends greatly on the location and conditions in which your Ficus is being kept, these plants generally like to be watered thoroughly once a week. Allowing the top two inches of soil to dry out between watering’s is typically best. Ficus plants need a well-draining soil, one that is amended with either bark or perlite works well.
Temperature and Humidity
Ficus prefers a warm, room-temperature setting between 60 and 80 degrees F. The normal humidity of an average home works just fine. However, in the winter months provide extra humidity by misting the plant periodically or placing a humidifier in the room. Do not let your Ficus drop below 55 degrees F as it will not do well. While they can survive brief periods of below-freezing temperatures, the must be dormant so make sure your ficus is tucked in during winter months.
Frond and Folia guarantees that the plant you receive will arrive in happy and healthy condition, and we take extreme care in packaging and shipping to ensure this. We are proud to report that over 99% of our orders to date have been delivered in happy and healthy condition.
When taking delivery of your plants, we recommend carefully unpackaging and placing them in indirect light conditions. If the soil is dry, you can water your plant based on its recommended water needs (care instructions will be included). Please keep in mind that we do typically water plants before shipment to ensure they have sufficient moisture during their time in transit.
If choosing to re-pot your new plant, we suggest waiting at least 2 weeks to allow the plant to rest and acclimate to its new environment. If the plants roots have not yet outgrown its nursery pot, it will be best to leave the plant within this current pot, perhaps using a cache pot or cover pot until re-potting is necessary.
We always guarantee that plants will be received in good health, and just ask that you send us photos of the plant upon delivery if you see anything of concern. We want to make sure to address any concerns as soon as possible to ensure the plant is happy. You AND your plants happiness are very important to us, and we are here to help!
Shipping plants in cold weather? No worries! Adding our optional Winter Weather Shipping Insurance provides insurance against potential damage sustained by cold weather. If you select this option for your order, we will assess climate conditions to determine if extra protection (such as added insulation, heat packs, or even delayed shipping) may be required to protect against cold weather. We will then package your plants accordingly to guarantee they are well protected during their journey.