Starlight - Variegated Weeping Fig - Ficus benjamina - 2.5L / 17cm / Medium

$34.99

Starlight is a striking cream and green variegated cultivar of the Weeping Fig. Slow growing but one of the prettiest plants you can own and a real eye-catcher when mature. Give it plenty of bright light and watch her reach for the stars.

Ideal for beginner plant keepers or beyond.

Light Requirements: Bright Indirect Light - partial full sun. Bright light is essential to maintain the gold variegation on the leaves.

Moisture & Soil Requirements: Prefers evenly moist soil with good drainage in warm seasons - never soggy soil. Relatively thirsty but adaptable for most conditions

Growth & Nutrients: Tree / shrub in shape. Suits medium-larger apartments or homes and large gardens away from water pipes due to their aggressive root system. Very easy to shape and prune, common topiary and bonsai species. Feed with a general-purpose fertiliser for containers from the start of spring each year to autumn when growth slows down.

Temperature, Humidity & Ambient requirements: Prefers warm, humid environments inside and adaptable for nearly any situation. Grows well outdoors in frost-free Northern NZ.

Toxicity: Toxic to pets and people. Don't let anyone or anything eat this. Avoid skin contact with sticky white sap when pruning.

Plant Size Guide

We select the biggest and best available each time. A photo captures a moment in time but plant sizes, shapes and colours change constantly throughout the seasons.

Small Plants - 14cm wide nursery pot - 1 Litre volume - Plants fit in a 50cm tall box.

Medium Plants -  17cm wide pots either 2L hanging pot or 2.5L nursery pot - Plants fit in a 75cm tall box.

Large Plants - 25cm wide pot, 10L volume. Plants fit in a 100cm tall box.

XL Plants - Plants over 100cm tall in pot sizes specified, 25cm/10L or greater and are hand delivered within Auckland/Northland only.

Shipping Info

Each Small, Medium & Large plant is individually contained within its own protective cardboard Plant Carton which may be joined to other cartons in your order.

Plant courier orders are processed Monday - Wednesday. North Island orders are targeted overnight delivery, South Island orders are sent on a 2-day service.

Monday - We send orders placed on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

Tuesday - We send Weekend orders from Saturday & Sunday.

Wednesday - We send orders placed from Monday and Tuesday

We aim for overnight delivery to North Island addresses and a 2 day service for South Island addresses.

XL Plants are delivered within urban Auckland & Whangarei only and this service is for non-urgent orders only. We may deliver at any time Sunday, Monday, Wednesday or Thursday in Auckland and you need to have a sheltered accessible position for us to deliver to.

You'll receive tracking information via email once your parcels are ready.

Customer Reviews

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Niki B.
Starlight Ficus

My plant arrived in perfect condition. Delivery was quick too. I will definitely shop online with you again. Love the variegation too.

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Jess S.
Exactly as advertised

Gorgeous plant, can’t wait to watch it grow over the years.
Ordered on Thursday and arrived on the Tuesday (to Nelson) in perfect condition.
Will be buying more from the Plant House in the future.

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Ailene Y.

She's a beauty! The package came in an excellent condition.

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Jacinda H.
Love it!!

Such a good looking plant

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Niki B.
Starlight Ficus

My plant arrived in perfect condition. Delivery was quick too. I will definitely shop online with you again. Love the variegation too.

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Jess S.
Exactly as advertised

Gorgeous plant, can’t wait to watch it grow over the years.
Ordered on Thursday and arrived on the Tuesday (to Nelson) in perfect condition.
Will be buying more from the Plant House in the future.

A
Ailene Y.

She's a beauty! The package came in an excellent condition.

J
Jacinda H.
Love it!!

Such a good looking plant

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Niki B.
Starlight Ficus

My plant arrived in perfect condition. Delivery was quick too. I will definitely shop online with you again. Love the variegation too.

J
Jess S.
Exactly as advertised

Gorgeous plant, can’t wait to watch it grow over the years.
Ordered on Thursday and arrived on the Tuesday (to Nelson) in perfect condition.
Will be buying more from the Plant House in the future.

A
Ailene Y.

She's a beauty! The package came in an excellent condition.

J
Jacinda H.
Love it!!

Such a good looking plant

Shipped Safely

We designed and made custom Plant Cartons to ensure a snug fit and safe trip to your home.

Mon-Wed Dispatch Times

- Monday - We/Th/Fr orders
- Tuesday - Sa/Su orders
- Wednesday - Mo/Tu orders

NZ-Wide Courier Rates

$13.50 Shipping gets you up to 4 Small or Medium Plants sent to Auckland or 2 Small Plants or 1 Medium Plant NZ-Wide.

Visit Safe Shipping Page for the full shipping price list.