Ficus Won't Stand

Cereoid-UR12- cereoid-youself at
Wed Nov 19 08:41:37 EST 2003

It certainly is about time somebody took a stand on Ficus!!!

Most people just don't give a fig.

Exactly which Ficus is it? Find out which species it is.

Ficus is a very large genus with everything from vines to trees.

Howard Schlossberg <howard at> wrote in message
news:vri56mt3ti961f at
> I have a ficus outdoors, planted about two feet from the house, and
> currently standing about 12-15 feet.  It has always seemed very healthy,
> but a couple of weeks ago I went outside and found it leaning over, its
> base slightly pulled out of the ground from the weight.  I tied it
> upright to the house, but the leaves are turning yellow.  Another nearby
> ficus is still very green.  I'm in Los Angeles, so the temperatures here
> have been moderate.  Should I try digging a deeper hole for it, or do
> you have any other suggestions?

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