Willow Leaf Fig

$10
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Bright

Keep evenly moist

Medium

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Willow Leaf Fig, aka Ficus salicifolia, Ficus nerifolia and Mexicana Ficus, is known for its elongated, light green leaves and its tall, brown-gray trunk. Native to southern Asia, it is a desirable houseplant and is very popular within the bonsai community as it has a striking appearance with pointed, narrow green leaves and is easy to manipulate with wire with its malleable young stems. This bright light-loving plant is a perfect addition to your Ficus collection and for any bonsai artist wanting to take on their next project.

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The plant comes with a default nursery pot. The nursery pot is usually 0.5" - 1" smaller than stated to fit into the same size decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are sold separately.

As with all living things, no two plants are alike. There is some natural variation in size, shape, and characteristics. We make every effort to bring you a plant that as closely as possible matches the plant as it appears on our website, in the size you have chosen, and have a good potential to happily grow in your home.

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Shipping options are available for plants and planters that are 7" or smaller to all provinces in Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan.

Pro tips

Prune your Willow Leaf Fig in the growing season to make it more compact and to encourage more branching. Use pruning shears to cut branches just above a leaf node or where a stem branches. This plant is best located on a windowsill that receives bright indirect light for up to six hours per day. When light levels seem to dip in the winter, using a grow light is an excellent option to keep this plant thriving.

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Care Guide

How to take care of Willow Leaf Fig

They should not be in a position to see the sun directly, although early morning or late evening sun is fine. Filtered sunlight through a sheer curtain is best and most homes are comprised primarily of indirect sunlight. The best spot for them is where they do not see the sun during the majority of the day but still get bright, indirect light.

They will do best in bright light. A nice bright place inside your home would be on the window sill or a stool that is right next to a window, either with or without blinds, depending on if the plant can handle sun. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.

They like the soil to stay consistently moist, but not soaking wet. Give them water whenever just the surface of the soil is starting to get dry. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

They will do well in average humidity environments but will appreciate a little bit of humidity if provided, give them a mist daily or get a humidifier.

This plant is moderately toxic and can cause some adverse reactions when ingested so it is best to not let your pets eat it, which we advise for all plants in general. The severity of the reaction will depend on how much of the plant is ingested but, if you know your pet typically does not eat your plants, this plant will be suitable for your home.

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