The Ficus Cyathistipula, more commonly known as the Fig Tree is a well-loved plant due to it's fast-growing tendencies - it's also incredibly easy to care for. If you like to feel rewarded by your hard work plant-parenting, then this is the perfect plant for you! As it's name suggests, it originates in Africa, where it can be found amongst the dense forest regions.
African Fig Trees make the perfect gift for a new home or new job, as the tree is known to symbolise fulfilling aspirations and dreams.
Relatively low-maintenance, the plant will remain happy so long as it's soil is moderately moist at all times. It thrives at slightly warmer conditions, making it an ideal indoor houseplant - but keep it away from direct sunlight which might burn it's beautiful leaves.
How to Keep me Happy
Light: I like bright indirect light, but am ok in shadier spots
Water: I like my soil to be kept moist
Expert level: I'm perfect for those new to plant parenthood
Sizing: W21cm x H100-110cm
Air purifying: I remove the nasties lurking in your room
Pet-Friendly: Keep me out of reach of furry friends and little people
Latin Name: Ficus Cyathistipula
Decorative pot not included.
Over the past 5 years we've really perfected our craft. We've developed time-tested sustainable packaging and packing tricks that ensure your plant will be delivered through the post in perfect condition.
We won a Silver Gilt medal for our debut exhibit at this years' Chelsea Flower Show's Houseplant Studios. Our concept 'The Plant School' featured an incredible 350 houseplants, including many of the plants you've come to know and love through our website. You can learn more about our concept over on our blog.
We're a dedicated team of plant-obsessed experts based at our nursery, tucked away in the Essex countryside. Each member of our team is as caring & knowledgeable as the next. Our days are devoted to nurturing plants (we've even been known to play music to them!) and carefully packing your orders.
Nothing makes us happier than making you happy (cheesy, but it’s true) which is why we do everything we can to provide a positive plant experience from start to finish. Your plant should arrive fresh and healthy - if for any reason it doesn’t, we’ll replace it for free within 30 days!
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