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Ficus infectoria is commonly known as white fig. This species of fig is characterised by unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome. These are famously grown as houseplants. The size of the plant varies in size depending upon the natural conditions. The plant can grow from 2 to 30 metres.
The Ficus infectoria is famously known as the White fig or Ficus Iceland.
It hails from the Moraceae family, a distinct group of fig and mulberry.
The Ficus is a native of the tropical regions of East Asia but it is widely grown in all the tropical regions of the world.
The flowers are inconspicuous and the chief reason for the growth of the plant is its foliages.
The white fig plant is easy to grow and maintain.
The tree grows well when a temperature range of 60 – 70 degrees Fahrenheit is provided to it.
The white fig plant can grow up to a maximum height of 2 to 30 metres basing upon the natural conditions of the region where it is planted.
The light requirement often varies.
Like most of the Fig species, the white fig plant also prefers bright indirect sun with filtered light.
Exposure to bright and direct sunlight may lead to scalding of leaves and leaf loss.
The White fig plant has medium water requirements.
During plantation it is advisable to water well to settle the soil.
While watering, always check the top layer of soil. If it feels moist to touch the plant need not be watered.
If the top soil feels dry, the plant should be watered thoroughly.
The plant should be supplied with slow release pellets at the beginning of growing season.
The plant should be fertilised once during summer and spring and once in every two months during winter and fall.
The plant should be grown in soil which has high humus content.
The attractive foliages of the White fig plant are widely used for ornamental purposes.
The fig plant can be used as glass cover, fish tank, or construction of transparent sheets for decoration purpose.
The plant can be kept in living room or terrace for its aesthetic value.