Ficus Elastica
Ficus Elastica


Ficus Elastica

Ficus Elastica and Canna Care

1 Care
1.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
1.2 How to Plant?
Seedlings, Vegetative Reproduction
From bulbs, Seedlings
1.3 Plant Maintenance
1.4 Watering Plants
1.4.1 Watering Requirements
Keep ground moist, Requires a lot of watering
Keep the ground moist but not water-logged, Requires regular watering
1.4.2 In Summer
Lots of watering
Lots of watering
1.4.3 In Spring
1.4.4 In Winter
Average Water
Average Water
1.5 Soil
1.5.1 Soil pH
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
1.5.2 Soil Type
Loam, Sand
Clay, Loam, Sand
1.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
1.6 Sun Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial shade
Full Sun, Partial Sun
1.7 Pruning
Prune for shortening long shoots
Remove damaged leaves, Remove dead leaves
1.8 Fertilizers
don't fertilize in winter
All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer
1.9 Pests and Diseases
Mealybugs, Red blotch, Scale, Spider mites, Yellow Leaves
Red blotch
1.10 Plant Tolerance
Not Available

Watering Ficus Elastica and Canna

Water is the most essential need of any plant. Watering requirements differ for every plant. Knowing the amount of water required is the most important part of Ficus Elastica and Canna Facts. One needs to adequately water the plants keeping in mind that plants need season wise variations in water levels. While taking Ficus Elastica and Canna care, it is important to know that too much water is more dangerous than not enough watering. Here we provide you with the exact watering required for your garden plant. Watering Ficus Elastica and Canna is as follows:

  • Watering Ficus Elastica in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Ficus Elastica in Winter: Average Water

  • Watering Canna in Summer: Lots of watering

  • Watering Canna in Winter: Average Water

Ficus Elastica and Canna Diseases

Plants get infected many times due to lack of care. This makes it unhealthy and reduces its life too. Hence it is necessary to know the kind of disease on plants, to cure it and keep the plant healthy. Knowing About Ficus Elastica and Canna diseases is very important factor of Ficus Elastica and Canna Care. These plant's diseases are:

  • Ficus Elastica: Mealybugs, Red blotch, Scale, Spider mites and Yellow Leaves
  • Canna: Red blotch

Ficus Elastica and Canna Pruning

Pruning is an important part of Ficus Elastica and Canna care. Pruning helps to grow the plant with a faster rate. Ficus Elastica and Canna pruning is done as follows:

  • Ficus Elastica pruning: Prune for shortening long shoots

  • Canna pruning: Remove damaged leaves and Remove dead leaves

Plants need fertilizers for its growth and increasing the life. Ficus Elastica and Canna fertilizers are as follows:

  • Ficus Elastica fertilizers: don't fertilize in winter
  • Canna fertilizers: All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer