Ficus Trees
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I have a Ficus plant

Zone Buffalo, Mo. 65622 | Mary Lou Beckner added on February 18, 2019 | Answered

with a five leaf pattern. I can't seem to find the correct picture of the foliage. It keeps dropping leaves. Can you help me? I don't want to lose it. I have it inside. I am 78. I don't know how to send a picture.

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on February 19, 2019

    This is unfortunate. I really need to see a picture to get a good idea of what is happening. If the tree is older, then it might need a transplant, or is rootbound and needs root trimming.

    Sometimes they will even do this if they are moved from one area of the house to another. Sometimes, it just needs feeding, so if it doesn't get fertilized then this could be the issue, as well.

    This article will, at least, help you to get started on a diagnosis: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-losing-leaves.htm

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