Port Jackson Fig
Ficus rubiginosa 'Variegata'

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot constant temperatures through the whole year (average over 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous


Climate tropical rainforest



Other common names Rusty Fig, Little-leaf Fig
Family Moraceae
Other scientific names Ficus australis, Ficus baileyana, Ficus leichhardtii, Ficus macrophylla var. pubescens, Ficus obliqua var. petiolaris, Ficus platypoda var. angustata, Mastosuke rubiginosa, Urostigma rubiginosum


Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
Leaf color
  • green
  • cream
Fruit color
  • red
  • yellow