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Weeping Fig

Botanical Name
Ficus benjamina
Hardiness
Zones 10 to 12
Height
15 feet
Width
10 feet
Light
Bright indirect light
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Keep soil evenly moist during growing season and allow to dry slightly between watering during the winter
  • Prune for size and shape
  • Leaves drop with any change in environment. Can lose up to 95% of its leaves and still recover
  • Propagate by cuttings or air-layering
Problems
Spider mites, scale, mealybugs, aphids, thrips
Varieties
  • Bushy Prince - compact, deep green leaves
  • Midnight Lady - compact, curly leaves
  • Variegata - foliage variegated with white and grey-green

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