Question: braided ficus

Todd Palmer matopa at
Fri Jul 22 07:53:21 EST 1994

krystyne at wrote:
: Hi.   I can tell you that Ficus trees do not do well with moist
: soil.   Let the soil dry out completely before you water it
: thoroughly again.   This is the reason as to why its leaves
: are turning brown, etc..   Good luck!

: Regards,

: Krystyne


The Ficus that are sold braided in stores are invariably Ficus Benjamina.
They love wet soil but they do not like direct sunlight. Move it away
from the window and it will do just fine.


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