Gardening & Landscaping
Our tech team has launched updates to The Nest today. As a result of these updates, members of the Nest Community will need to change their password in order to continue participating in the community. In addition, The Nest community member's avatars will be replaced with generic default avatars. If you wish to revert to your original avatar, you will need to re-upload it via The Nest.
If you have questions about this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: This only affects The Nest's community members and will not affect members on The Bump or The Knot.
What to do with growing Ficus?
I have a 5 year old ficus that is quite full and about 4 1/2 feet high. It gets direct sunlight about 6 hours a day and I water it once a week or when dry.
It's grown so tall that it's starting to lean to one side. I turned it so that the sun exposure was even so it's leaning is not extreme but it will become so soon.
Should I put a stake in for support as you would a tomato plant? Tie with string or does it need something special.
I'd appreciate advice as this is one of three houseplants that I haven't killed in a month.