Ficus Benjamina Green

$25.00

Plant Size = Medium (6″ pot width)

*Plant height will vary.

The leaves of a Weeping Fig are small and there are many on one stem, that are glossy and usually dark green or variegated. The bark is a soft brown beige and quite often is braided for appeal. This is an easy plant to take care of since it can still thrive under poor conditions.

Part Sun
Medium
Medium
Pet Toxic

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Category

The Dirt

Native to Asia and Australia. The Weeping Fig is the official tree of Bangkok. It received its name due to its drooping branches and aerial roots which can descend from the soil. Weeping Fig purifies the air removing formaldehyde, xylene, benzene, trichloroethylene, and on. This plant can be easy propagated and is rarely grown from seed. 

Part Sun


This plant likes most rooms with windows facing west or east. You could place it in a spot away from a very sunny window – as light intensity goes down quick as you move away from the light source.


Medium


Water once a week. Before watering, feel the soil, top layer should be dry, if not dry wait a day or two. If the soil still is wet you risk giving the plant too much water, you don’t want it to rot.


Pet Toxic


Only when ingested it may cause mild oral and gastrointestinal upsetness. Keep out of reach from pets and small children.


Ficus Benjamina

Care Tips

This plant is sensitive to cold water and drafts

If your Weeping Fig grows too large you can prune it back easily

These plants can drop leaves when moved often but new leaves will emerge and adapt

Ficus have a milky white sap that oozes out when cut

Native to Asia & Australia

Common Names


Weeping Fig
Ficus Tree

Botanical Name


Ficus

Family


Moraceae

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