Ficus Amstel King 190cm


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Add some beautiful nature into your home with our Ficus range of house plants.

This plant is originally from Asia, Malaysia and India regions.  Closely related to Ficus Benjamina but grows a bit slower and has a more tolerance level and leaf structure.

EASY CARE:  It can tolerate been moved about, low light and will not usually shed too much leaves.  The new growth of leaves start out with a tint of red then eventually go a natural green.

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Size:  H 190cm Pot W 40cm

Delivery:  For local pick up at our Kings Cross Store we have a delivery parking zone just opposite our store.  We will deliver to local homes if this is something you would like let us know on check out.

Availability:  Due to us needing to order from the growers, it may take more than 1 week to get the tree in stock.

Care guide: 

LIGHT:  Requires good well light room in order to grow more leaves.

WATERING:  Allow top 2″to 3″ of soil to dry out in between watering, but keep moist but not wet.  When you do water let the water drain out of the base and pour out any excess from the pot tray.  Avoid your plant sitting in water to prevent root rot.

FEEDING:  Use a good plant feed every 6 months or so, this plant does not need too much feed.

TEMPERATURE: Room temperature from 15 degrees to 26 degrees.  Avoid placing plants directly next to your radiators or air conditioning units.

HUMIDITY: Ficus will like a room with good humidity and other plants about.

DISEASES: Prevent diseases such as root rot by not over watering your plant, allow to dry out in between watering and keep your plant in a well ventilated spot.   The sign of root rot usually shows as brown spots appearing on the leaves.   To avoid this ensure your decorative pot has some clay pebbles or small stones in the base to act as a reservoir.  When you water it the bottom of the inner plastic pot should never sit in a pool of water, this causes root rot.  If your plant is too dry, the leaves turn brown and fall off.

ADDITIONAL CARE:  Pruning in winter to keep it a bush shape for net season.


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