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Ficus Benjamina

Ficus benjamina

Type: House Plants

Ficus benjamina is the houseplant most people think of when mentioning an indoor tree.  Over the years the Ficus benjamina has received the reputation as being difficult in both care and growing plus other problems. Usually these “Ficus problems” come from not giving the benjamina tree enough light and overwatering.  Ficus Benjamina ‘Wintergreen, Ficus Benjamina Midnight and Ficus Benjamina Monique are a few new varieties.  These new varieties look very similar but are more tolerant of the indoor conditions and care easier. They can be found in a wide array of forms  bush, tree, braids, twist, topiary and spirals.  

Mature Height:

6-100 Inches

 

Characteristics & Attributes for Ficus benjamina

Attributes
House Plant
Foliage Color
Green
Dark Green
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained