Don’s Expert Answers: Climbing fig is dying in parts

Question From:
Sarah-Jane Robson in Geebung, Brisbane Queensland

Nature of problem:
Climbing fig is dying in parts

Type of Plant (if known):
Climbing fig

Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):
Growing rapidly and looking healthy at the top but seems to be dying off from the root and spreading

Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:

How often do you water the plant:

How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
6-8 afternoon sun

How long since you planted it:
2 years

Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:
Yes seaweed twice per year

Is the plant indoors or outdoors:

Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:

What other treatments have you given the plant:

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Other Comments:
Would like some advice about why it’s dying at the roots and how can we stop it from happening

Hi Sarah-Jane, Sorry for the delay, this section had IT problems. That is a healthy climbing ifg (ficus pumila