How to grow Ficus lyrata

Ficus lyrata growing tree and start also as epiphyte of the genus Ficus also known as Fiddle-leaf fig, Ficus lyrata perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant drought tolerant, can use as shade tree and bonsai, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+

Leaves color green or green with yellow or white edges in oval shape, the margin wavy

Ficus lyrata flower

Flower color green in drop to round shape.

Fruits not edible in drop round shape.

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How to grow Ficus lyrata growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive and aggressive roots

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn  (in the tropic all year)

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, whiteflies, mites, mealy bug

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant:
10-15m, 30-45 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, only as bonsai or limited size plant

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Green round flowers in shape of fruits

Scientific name:

Ficus lyrata

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