Ficus is one of the most common houseplants, and not without reason. These hardy plants are very popular not only because of the extreme simplicity of care, but also due to the organic combination with almost any decor.
This spesies has a huge number of varieties of plants, which are mostly evergreen, they are common in tropical forests, and in our area they can be found in the Crimea and the Caucasus. Few know that figs, too, are representatives of ficuses, and some species even make living bridges! This amazing application of focuses was first found in India, the whole process can take up to 10 years, and such a bridge can withstand up to 50 people! Muslims, Buddhists and Judaists consider ficus to be a sacred plant, and it is always mentioned with great respect.
House ficuses strike with their variety, they happen to be both one and several colours, dwarfish, handicraft, in the form of trees, lianas or even of an ampelous form. Since each species has its own peculiarities of care, some representatives of focuses which most are suitable for cultivation of the house are allocated:
There is a kind of ficus, which even indoors brings delicious fruit - figs. This fig tree has beautiful palmate leaves and light and delicate wood. In ancient Egypt sculptures and sarcophagi were cut from it. A few stunted self-pollinating varieties of fig is a perfect plant in the apartment. And the nice moment is that you will not have to wait for the harvest too long: the plants potted from cuttings begin to bear fruit in two or three years.
According to this doctrine, Ficus has a very powerful energy that is able to bring a charge of joy and good cheer to the apartment where it lives. Surely you have a question, how to draw a favorable environment into a certain room? We have a few tips that we will share with you:
Despite the apparent abundance of care rules, ficus is not capricious. It may take some time to put up with the lack of humidity and soil, poor lighting and lack of nutrients. But if the plants began to turn yellow or dry leaves, it says that it is urgently necessary to provide minimal care. The variety of shapes and sizes allow you to select ficus plant almost any taste, making it a beautiful piece of furniture for many years.