Ficus Benjamina

General Information
Common Name Weeping Fig
Family Moraceae
Genus Ficus
Species benjamina
Origin Old World Tropics
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Mass Planting,Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 14 in
Plant Height (photo) 05-06 ft
Width 04-05 ft
Form Bush

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Fine
Flower Color
General Heights Short to Tall

Container Sizes 10 in-36 in
Heights 03ft-specimen
Common or Rare Common
Forms Standard, Bush, Braid, Spiral

Care Basics
Water Use High
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level Medium Light Preferred

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 35 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 150 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 350 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study Formaldehyde,Xylene

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Scale,Mealy Bug
Most Common Disease Problem Phomopsis dieback,Myrothecium leaf spot,Xanthomonas blight,Pseudomonas leaf spot,Anthracnose
Special Requirements or Needs Drops yellow leaves when dry
Poisonous None