You will need
  • ficus, pot (barrel), knife trimming, paper napkins
When planting ficus great importance is the size of the pot (tubs): the larger the capacitance, the higher will be the spreading and the plant. Ficus tolerates pruning well, so you can easily create the desired shape of the crown and to control the growth of branches below the ficus has not filled the entire room.
To the young plant fit into the interior, is recommended when the ficus will reach a height of 75-100 cm, to top it. After that will begin to form new branches. To receive a graceful crown is to cut the ends of the branches once in 3-4 years. When pruning lactiferous, which should be wet cloth or loose paper. Without regular pruning of new branches are not formed, and the plant starts to bare bottom.
New shoots of ficus develop from buds and the apical side (they are in the leaf axils). The most rapidly developing in the apical Bud. Its removal stimulates the awakening of lateral buds.
When pruning shoots the cut do over the kidney. During the treatment of the side branches take into account the direction of the kidneys, which make the cut.