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Ficus Lyrata Bambino 14cm

Original price was: R245.00.Current price is: R129.99.

Ficus Lyrata Bambino 14cm Pot
Common Name: Dwarf Fiddle Leaf Fig

Morning Sun
Low Watering

Ficus Lyrata is a wonderful indoor plant.
They need to be kept moist but not sitting in water. Water when top layer of soil is dry.
They enjoy a bright room and can tolerate morning sun only otherwise the leaves may burn.

Ficus lyrata bambino, commonly known as the Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig, is a smaller cultivar of the Ficus lyrata plant. It is a popular houseplant known for its attractive foliage and compact size.

Size and Appearance: Ficus lyrata bambino is a smaller version of the standard Ficus lyrata plant. It features large, leathery leaves that are shaped like a fiddle or violin, similar to its larger counterpart. The leaves have prominent veins and a glossy, dark green colour.

Size and Growth Habit: Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig typically grows to a height of around 60-90cm and has a bushier growth habit compared to the standard Ficus lyrata. Its compact size makes it ideal for smaller spaces such as apartments or offices.

Lighting Requirements: Ficus lyrata bambino thrives in bright, indirect light. It should be placed near a window with filtered sunlight or in a well-lit room. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

Temperature and Humidity: This plant prefers average room temperatures between 15-24°C. It appreciates moderately humid environments, so misting the leaves or placing a tray of water nearby can help increase humidity.

Watering: It’s important to maintain consistent moisture for Ficus lyrata bambino, but be cautious not to overwater. Allow the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil to dry out before watering again. Ensure proper drainage, as the plant doesn’t like to sit in water.

Soil and Fertiliser: Well-draining, loamy soil is recommended for this plant. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil can provide good drainage. Fertilise the plant every two to four weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser.

Pruning and Maintenance: Prune the Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig to maintain its compact shape and remove any damaged or yellowing leaves. Regularly dust the leaves to keep them clean and ensure proper photosynthesis.

Potential Challenges: Ficus lyrata bambino is generally considered a relatively low-maintenance plant. However, it can be susceptible to common houseplant pests such as spider mites or mealybugs. Regularly inspect the leaves and treat any pest infestations promptly.


Ficus Lyrata Bambino 14cm