6" Ficus shivereana 'Moonshine'
Bright indirect light
Allow soil to dry almost completely
Ficus shivereana 'Moonshine' is an uncommon Ficus species with 'mint' or mottled variegation.
While similar to Ficus altissima, Ficus shivereana 'Moonshine' has different variegation.
Ficus care is relatively simple. Most Ficus plants prefer bright indirect light. Make sure your plant is in a well draining soil rich in organic matter and allow it to dry out almost completely between watering. Take care not to place your Ficus near a cold window or near a heat/ac vent.
Ficus, commonly referred to as a "Fig" or "Rubber tree", is a large genus of plants that number over 800 different species. They are found on almost every continent and range from tropical to semi-temperate climate zones.
Ficus generally grow as shrubs and trees but some also grow as vines and epiphytes.
Most Ficus prefer to dry out between watering. They prefer bright indirect light and some species thrive in direct sun.
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