would someone please id my houseplant

ymaddox(ky 6)May 23, 2012

my lil clearance houseplant :)

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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Would it be the plant on the right? Hard to be sure, a bit blurry, but looks from here like a Ficus pumila, aka Creeping Fig. Nice plant. I have a bit I started from a cutting.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2012 at 11:39PM
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I'm thinking creeping ficus aka Ficus pumila. I like this plant a lot! Make sure you keep this one moist ALL the time. Even slightly drying out and it's done. Extra humidity might also be helpful as this plants leaves are extremely thin. They seem to like medium to bright light. As I said though...keep it watered. I've lost several of these due to drying out. Good luck with it. I'm going to try them again myself. Nice plant for a clearance. Btw... There are also variegated varieties that are even more beautiful than the plain green; even a variety known as oak leaf creeping fig. Kyle

    Bookmark   May 23, 2012 at 11:44PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Yep, Creeping fig. Don't let it get anywhere near something it can latch on to. This plant sort of glues itself to a surface and away it goes! It's a fun plant to grow on a sphagnum form.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2012 at 11:46PM
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ymaddox(ky 6)

yeah that is it...thanks so much yes it was a great buy thanks for the tip on the moist soil. i know what the one to the left is pirate girl that is my adenium obesum i have grown from seed, i have about 27 varieties i am presently growing and those happen to be the fattest seedlings of all of them. i moved them all outside for the summer and they are on the porch of my building. dh has his building and i have mine. course mine is way cuter cause i decorated it all up :)

    Bookmark   May 23, 2012 at 11:53PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Just wanting to be sure which. I keep mine in a covered container as if a little terrarium, expressly so it doesn't dry out (also I wanted it to root more bits of itself).

    Bookmark   May 24, 2012 at 1:27AM
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ymaddox(ky 6)

yeah i moved all mine outside to get a little fresh air and thought the sunshine may make them grow ten foot in a month and they would be full of blooms...a girl can always wish ya know :)

    Bookmark   May 24, 2012 at 12:36PM
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