Scientific Name: Ficus benjamina
Common Name: weeping ficus, weeping fig
Family Name: Moraceae
Origin: Australia / New Zealand
Hardiness Zone: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Indoor foliage plant
Mature Size: 22 - 30m x 10 - 15m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Irregular, Oval - vertical, Weeping
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Specimen plant
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Lustrous, Elliptic, Ovate
Flowers: Flowers clustered, White, Brown, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Multiple fruit, (Accessory tissue), Orange, Red, Black, May-Jun
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate, blades elliptic to ovate, 5-8(-12)cm long x 2-4(-6)cm wide, apex long pointed tip, glossy, leathery with undulating margin, petioles 1-2cm long, stipules narrow, shedding; branchlets thin and weak; bark smooth, pale greyish-brown (potted plants may have trunks twisted or braided).