Bonsai Fig Tree ‘Ficus Retusa'
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The Bonsai Fig Tree is a new way to grow one of our favourite houseplants. One of our range of Bonsai Fig plants, this beautiful small houseplant is a stunning addition to any room with its beautiful bushy growth.
Ficus retusa, also known as the Banyan Fig or Indian Laurel, is a beautiful and popular houseplant native to Southeast Asia. It is a tropical tree often grown as a bonsai due to its ability to be pruned and shaped into unique and intricate forms.
Ficus retusa features a glossy, dark green foliage that is oval-shaped and can grow up to 3 inches long. The leaves are densely packed on the tree's branches, which develop aerial roots that grow down into the soil, creating a unique and striking appearance. The tree is low-maintenance and requires only moderate watering, making it a great choice for busy plant owners.
As a houseplant, Ficus retusa is ideal for indoor growing due to its ability to thrive in low-light conditions. However, it also does well in bright, indirect light. The plant is easy to care for and can be grown in a variety of containers or as a bonsai. When grown as a bonsai, Ficus retusa can be shaped into a variety of intricate forms, including formal and informal upright styles, cascading styles, and windswept styles.
In conclusion, Ficus retusa is a unique and beautiful tree that will add interest and elegance to any indoor garden. Its ability to purify the air and thrive in low-light conditions make it an excellent choice for busy plant owners. Its ability to be pruned and shaped into intricate bonsai styles makes it a popular choice for experienced plant enthusiasts. With proper care, this beautiful plant can bring a touch of tropical elegance to any indoor space for years to come.
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Where should I put it?
Bonsai Fig Trees likes a bright position but not in direct light.
Does it need feeding?
Feed with a liquid feed every month or so. We sell a vegan, organic plant food, have a look!
Any other care?
Bonsai Fig Trees will need their leaves dusting or misting regularly. Fig Bonsai leaves may sometimes start to drop if the plant is overwatered.
Are they suitable if you have pets?
Ficus lyrata can be toxic to cats and dogs if nibbled.
What size is this Fig?
W20 x H45
All our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot