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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 15, 2020 10:05 AM CST
Ok that's not an issue with us i ordered some humidity trays and rocks to help
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John2468
Nov 15, 2020 10:29 AM CST
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 15, 2020 2:04 PM CST

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Nov 15, 2020 2:15 PM CST
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 15, 2020 7:40 PM CST
Wonder how big it gets per year Thinking
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John2468
Nov 15, 2020 7:49 PM CST
I think around 2 to 4 feet a year
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Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Nov 15, 2020 8:20 PM CST
Alex, the Willow-leaf Ficus (Ficus neriifolia) is a neat looking tree. Is there a reason you decided to repot your new plant? It's usually best to allow plants time to acclimate to their new conditions before subjecting them to the stress of repotting. I wouldn't advise fertilizing at this time of year; it's normal for plants to rest during the winter months. your plant is likely going to experience a bit of stress from repotting and it's never good to fertilize a stressed plant. It would be best to wait to fertilize in late spring or early summer, when the plant begins it's new growth season.

I'm curious as to why you have the plastic bags around the bottom of your plant pots? The plastic covering the drainage holes can deter proper soil aeration at root level so you will need to keep an eye on that. You were smart to get those trays for your plants! Sitting the plants atop moist pebbles is a good idea. As the water in the tray evaporates, it raises humidity around the plants and you just have to add a little water to the tray every so often to keep the pebbles moist.
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 15, 2020 8:25 PM CST
I didn't want them to sit in standing water the bags act like a barrier to the water so they don't get root rot




The tag on the ficus said water twice weekly
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Nov 15, 2020 8:25 PM CST
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Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Nov 15, 2020 8:49 PM CST
Thumbs up LOL, my old eyes can't see the water in the tray. Just be careful and remove the bags every so often to allow air circulation. Roots need oxygen and the plastic around the bottom of the pot can deter proper aeration, causing root suffocation.
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 22, 2020 12:42 PM CST
I put a pot on top of the water and set it on there
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Here is my baby fiddleleaf
Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 22, 2020 7:07 PM CST
I put it in the highest lit area I had



I'll let it stays in its pot till spring
Name: John
Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b)
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John2468
Nov 22, 2020 7:27 PM CST
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