Water when the top 50%-75% of the soil is dry. Water until liquid flows through the drainage hole at the bottom of the pot and discard any water that has accumulated in the saucer. Your Variegated Ficus will thrive in average household humidity but will appreciate a boost in humidity from time to time.
ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light. Bright, direct light may result in scalding of the leaves and leaf loss. Ficus trees also cannot tolerate low temperatures or drafts. They need to be kept in temperatures above 60 F.
Variegated Ficus enjoys average room temperatures of 60-80 degrees. Avoid temperatures below 55 degrees, sudden temperature drops, or cold drafts. For best results, feed your Variegated Ficus once a month from spring through summer with a general houseplant fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength.
Ficus Tineke will want to be repotted about once every two years. This plant enjoys being slightly pot bound, so it's important to wait until the right moment to move it to a larger home