What is affectionately known as the “Finicky Fussy Philly Ficus” a year ago…
The backstory to this ficus tree is it was a present from the in-laws several years ago and kinda looked to me like it was rather DOA – I didn’t know a thing about them. It was only a foot or so high. I (gently) suggested putting it out of its apparent misery but my wife suggested we give it a little more time…we even hung a few small ornaments on it at Christmas.
And here we are a few years later. We were warned these are finicky, fussy plants but never expected this.
At the rate of growth building on an addition is not yet on the table but you never know.
Maybe it was those Christmas ornaments? (We still decorate it…)
Maybe it was simply because we never gave up on it. A good lesson that can be applied to a lot of areas…not just a corner of a room within a home.
Ficus likes us.