Caring for Ficus ginseng Ficus ginseng appreciates the warmth that is customary indoors in apartments and houses, ideally from 60 to 75°F (15 to 25°C). It loves having good light but not direct sunlight. It fears drafty spots. Ficus ginseng doesn’t cope well with brutal temperature variations. Repotting every 2 years in spring (or fall) is almost mandatory. Ficus ginseng in winter It’s ok to let temperatures drop to around 54 to 60°F (twelve to fifteen degrees Celsius). Don’t let it get any colder. Water a bit less in this season. Watering Ficus ginseng Ficus ginseng doesn’t require abundant watering, and it mustn’t come too often, either… Water the ficus only when the surface of the soil is really dry. In summer, it is often necessary to water a bit more, especially if outdoors. Ficus ginseng doesn’t like standing water. Empty the saucer after having watered. Your ficus ginseng will appreciate having its leaves cleaned often with a rag or a moist paper towel. Ficus ginseng loves it when air moisture is high. You can mist the leaves often with soft water, especially in winter. You might also rest the pot on a tray of clay pebbles that can be filled with water, without having the pot touch the water itself. How to raise air moisture around your plant Repotting Ficus ginseng Spring and fall or autumn are ideal to repot ficus ginseng, with a slight preference for spring if you’re late in the season. These two seasons are major vegetation phases for the Ficus, meaning leaf and root growth is highest. Let the pot dry out without watering for 2-3 days. Select a pot that is larger than the previous, ensure it drains well. Keep soil from leeching out with mesh wire and gravel or clay pebbles at the bottom. Use fresh bonsai potting soil mix to replenish nutrients.
Stress reliever: People grow bonsai plants in their homes, as they are a great stress reliever. You will also find these plants in office desks in various business houses. Bonsai plants can give you a relax feeling. It is for this reason that many people grow bonsai plants as a hobby.
Purifier: One of the prime reasons for growing bonsai plants in your home or office is that, it purifies the air. When you grow bonsai plants in your home or office, the surroundings remain purified.
Health benefits: Bonsai plants help in maintaining a good health. It helps to cure coughs, fatigue, sore throats, and tiredness. Apart from that, bonsai has some psychological benefits and they will help you to remove your mental stress.
Cultivates patience: Bonsai plants need proper care, water, fertilizing and trimming to stay healthy. This indicates that you need to be physically active. Evidently, people who grow them get the opportunity to grow their patience and work hard. It benefits them in the practical realms of life