Little Bambino is the small leafed form of Ficus Lyrata. It has all the splendor of a Fiddle Leaf Fig, but with leaves that stay small and grow more compactly. Adorable small plant available in 2in nursery pot.
Light: Bright filtered light
Very bright filtered or indirect light. Does not tolerate medium or low light conditions well. Can be acclimated to tolerate direct sun.
Likes to dry out 50% between waterings. Water roughly every 10-14 days. Leaf dropping is a sign of too much water and not enough light.
Soil: Well-draining soil
A mix of potting soil and perlite and orchid bark.
Toxicity Level: Toxic to animals.
Additional Information: Ficus plants do not tolerate change well, on occasion they can experience periods of leaf loss when adapting to change or when they experience a change in watering habits. Leaves can grow back overtime, but trees that struggle in this way should be placed in the brightest filtered light possible indoors.
2in Ficus Lyrata "Little Bambino"
Plant Health: At Paraíso we go above and beyond to ensure our plants are healthy and ready to thrive indoors. We spray every surface of each plant with organic cold-pressed Neem Oil. Neem is an organic horticultural oil that is a highly effective pest control and helps to ensure your plant's long-term health.
We strive for our plants to be the healthiest and most lush around because we care deeply about plant health.