Ficus Benjimana - Dropping Leaves
PMORGAN2 at nc.rr.com
Fri Aug 24 10:35:58 EST 2001
I looked up your plant and it says:
It thrives on rich, steadily moist (not wet) soil, frequent light feeding,
and abundant light.
I'm guessing that it may be a problem with too much standing water. Try
watering once a week
Zone 7 - North Carolina
Brian <d0lem1te at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:Xns910281C00BE0Bd0lem1tehotmailcom at 220.127.116.11...
> I have a Ficus that I repotted about 1 year ago. At first, it thrived.
> growth, nice healthy leaves, etc. Over the last month, the leaves have
> turning brown and dropping. Is this normal for an indoor Ficus? I don't
> remember it doing this last year. I'm by no means a plant expert, but I
> always seemed to be lucky with this one. It's in a pot that has a
> bottom, and I keep it filled. I use Miracle Grow(tm) on my plants. Am I
> over-watering? It's in a room with moderate afternoon sunlight.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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