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Fiddle Leaf Fig

Posted by marstar 91040 (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 24, 12 at 21:57

Hello,

I have been in search for the perfect fiddle leaf fig and found two very healthy looking ones at a great price for the size and I don't want to mess it up! First, my container doesn't have drainage so the nursery told me to put about 2 inches of perlite at the bottom and 1 inch of charcoal and then plant while another person said to just put rocks at the bottom. I have an outdoor/indoor ozmocote fertilizer or should I use MG fertilizer every 2 weeks? I would love to hear your recommendations!


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RE: Fiddle Leaf Fig

  • Posted by rina_ 6a Ont (My Page) on
    Sat, Nov 24, 12 at 23:46

Neither...

Do not put perlite or rocks. Best is to use container with drainage holes. If the container you are using is decorative, it would be best to use it as a cache pot; plant your fig tree in plastic pot that fits inside of your container.

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RE: Fiddle Leaf Fig

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Sun, Nov 25, 12 at 8:40

What she said .....

Plus, another link below.

Al

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