Ficus Pumila


Ficus Pumila is commonly known as creeping fig, creeping ficus.



Needs bright light

Leaf size

It has small leaves.

Leaf color

Its leaves have only 1 color


Looks great as a hanging plant


This plant is toxic if ingested

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Creeping Fig care

How much light does a Creeping Fig need?

The Ficus Pumila likes bright but filtered light because the leaves can easily get dried.

How to water a Creeping Fig?

This creeping fig beeds to be watered when the top inch or so of the potting mix dries to the touch. As a houseplant, it doesn’t tolerate drying out as well as other figs (including fiddle leaf fig).

What's the ideal humidity for a Creeping Fig?

As a native to the tropics, the Ficus Pumila will appreciate humid environments but it gets used to average humidity.

How to fertilize a Creeping Fig?

Feed monthly with a well-balanced liquid fertilizer when the plant is actively growing. It's not necessary to feed a your Rubber Plant during the winter and fall.

Creeping Fig care tips

  • Mist the leaves to increase humidity.

  • Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth and gently dry to keep them clean and healthy.