Ficus lyrata 'Bambino' (Laurel Fig)

Ficus lyrata Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig 130 mm
Ficus lyrata Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig 180 mm
Ficus lyrata Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig 200 mm
Ficus lyrata Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig 250 mm
Ficus lyrata Bambino Fiddle Leaf Fig 300 mm
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Ficus lyrata 'Bambino' (Laurel Fig)

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The Ficus lyrata 'Bambino' is a dwarf form of Ficus lyrata or the fiddle leaf fig tree. Even though it is the dwarf version, and its leaves are not as big, the 'Bambino' still has large leaves. The leaves are glossy and dark green with lighter coloured new growth. This is an evergreen tree and is an excellent choice as an indoor plant or for a protected patio. If you like the fiddle leaf fig tree look but don't quite have the space, the 'Bambino' is your plant as it looks quite similar but is far more compact. Another difference between the two is that the 'Bambino' is denser and bushier compared to its lankier counterpart.

Ficus plants have extremely invasive roots so, in urban gardens, it is strongly advisable to keep them in pots or containers rather than planting them in the ground. 

Light requirement: Part sun/part shade and Bright indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: Water when the top 5-10 cm of the potting mix is dry to the touch. Do not overwater to prevent root rot, but do not let the soil dry out completely either.

Soil: For pots: premium-quality potting mix in pots that have good drainage.

Skill level: Intermediate

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Spider mites and scale

Mature height: 1 m

Mature width: 0.6 m

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

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Fruit: No

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