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The leaves of a Ficus Alii plant are quite different than those of the usual Ficus trees we are familiar with. Ficus Alii plant leaves are medium green, long (3″-10”), narrow, willow-like, and thick. The newer King Alii Ficus plants have wider leaves than the original Ficus Alii trees. New growth on a Ficus Alii Tree is a pretty reddish bronze color until the leaves mature to a natural green color. If you want a Ficus Tree in your home or office, a Ficus Alii is a great alternative to the finicky Ficus Benjamina.
Potting Soil Mix
Every 14-15 Month
1. Ficus Alii houseplants do well in bright indirect light, however it can survive in medium light. The lower the light level, the longer a Ficus Alii Tree takes to produce new leaves.
2. While watering Ficus Alii Tree, water well enough so that it drains out the bottom drip holes.
3. Feed a Ficus Alii houseplant monthly with a well-balanced liquid fertilizer when the plant is actively growing.
4. Prune the leaves of Ficus Alli houseplants in the winter to maintain the shape of the plant.
1. Ornamental Purpose
1. Rotate a Ficus Alii houseplant weekly to maintain the plant's beautiful shape.
2. Be sure the roots of your Ficus Tree have filled the entire bottom of its pot before moving the plant to a larger container. Ficus Alii houseplants like to be root- bound in small pots.
1. Avoid using any plant foods that contain the chemical Boron when feeding a Ficus Tree since these plants are sensitive to Boron.