Scientific Name: Ficus benjamina Form: Irregular, Oval - vertical, Weeping
Common Name:weeping ficus, weeping fig Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:MoraceaeHabit: Arching, Upright
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Lustrous, Elliptic Ovate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), White, Brown, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Multiple fruit, (Accessory tissue), Red, Black, Orange, Jun- May
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves elliptic to ovate with long pointed tip, glossy, leathery with undulating margin, stipules narrow, shedding; branchlets thin and weak; bark smooth, pale; trunks are often braided in indoor potted varieties.