Weeping Fig Care Guide

Last Updated: June 15, 2022

Basic Weeping Fig Care

Hardy and easy to care for, that is why Weeping Figs are loved all around the world! Below you will find our complete Weeping Fig care guide with all the information you need to help your plant thrive.


Bright Indirect Light

I love the sunshine but too much direct light will damage my leaves.


Water Moderately

I don’t like my soil to be too dry or too soggy. Little and often is what I’m after.


Medium Humidity

Please make sure the air isn’t too dry, otherwise I won’t be a happy plant.


Potting Soil

I need soil specifically for indoor plants as it retains the right amount of water.

Bright, indirect light is best

Weeping Figs love spots with bright, indirect light. They can deal with some direct light so you don’t need to be too careful about putting it near a window.

Don't let the soil become waterlogged

Weeping Figs don’t like sitting in water so we recommend watering it with little water but often. This way it keeps the soil moist without ever becoming waterlogged.

Never move your Weeping Fig

One of the most important and unique things to do when caring for a Weeping Fig is keeping it exactly where it is. They hate being moved and this will cause shock so try and find a good spot and leave it be!

Invest in a humidifier

One of the best things you can do for your Weeping Fig is buy a humidifier. This will make sure that the humidity level is high enough for your Weeping Fig as well as at a constant level.

Weeping Figs need to be fertilised often

We recommend fertilising your Weeping Fig once a month during spring and summer using a water-soluble feed. Cut back on the fertiliser during winter though as your plant will be dormant.

Weeping Figs are safe for pets

You don’t need to worry if you have your Weeping Fig around any pets because they are totally safe and non-toxic for them.


Weeping Fig FAQs

Quick and simple answers to the most common questions we see about the Weeping Fig .


Common Problems with your Weeping Fig

Here are some common issues that you might run into. It's important to diagnose any issues early to give your plant the best chance of bouncing back.


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