How to take care of a Ficus Lyrata

How often should you water the Ficus Lyrata?

The Ficus Lyrata thrives when it dries out in between waterings.

On average, you should water your Ficus Lyrata no more than once per week.

This helps it to dry out for a few days before you water it again.

How much sunlight does the Ficus Lyrata need?

The Ficus Lyrata thrives in indirect sunlight.

You shouldn't put it in a spot where it gets direct sunlight as this might cause sunburns to show up on the Ficus Lyrata.

What is the best soil for the Ficus Lyrata?

The soil for your Ficus Lyrata should hold onto moisture for a few days and then dry up completely.

Your Ficus Lyrata loves to the soil to dry out completely before being watered again, so the soil should drain the excess water.

How often should you fertilize the Ficus Lyrata?

Your Ficus Lyrata is needs fertilizer to stay healthy throughout the year.

You should fertilize your Ficus Lyrata once at the beginning of spring and once at the beginning of summer.

You shouldn't fertilize your Ficus Lyrata in the winter.

Is the Ficus Lyrata toxic for pets?

The Ficus Lyrata is toxic to your pets and should unfortunately be kept out of reach for them.

If you notice your pet has chewed on your Ficus Lyrata be sure to call your veterinarian right away.

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