How To Grow Ficus Elastica Decora Plant From Seeds
Ficus Elastica is an easy-to-grow, durable plant that requires less light than most species.
It can also survive in relatively cool temperatures.
But, it is vital to use a soil that is well-draining and to avoid over-watering. This is a common cause of lack of success when taking care of Ficus Elastica.
How To Grow Ficus Elastica From Seeds:
These seeds are dormant, so germination will be stubborn and irregular by nature.
Soak the seeds for 24 hours, then place in the fridge for 1-2 months.
The seeds should be scattered on the surface of your potting mixture.
Keep them damp and provide filtered sunlight at about 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit.
The seeds need light to germinate, so do not cover them.
Seeds may take more than one season to germinate.
The soil should be garden compost, water permeable and rich in humus.
They can be fertilized every 2-3 weeks in the warmer months.
It should be kept in a bright windowsill, but not in complete sunlight.
Full sunlight will slows down the growth.
Should be kept in a warm room with a temperature circa 68 degrees F, and be given plenty of water.
Water established plants only when the soil is dry.
In conclusion, before buying Ficus Elastica seeds take into consideration all the above.