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Ficus benjamina Benji

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ficus benjamina Benji Weeping Fig,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plants, Trees Dense, Rounded, Upright

A hardy evergreen tropical tree with dense, weeping, shiny, green and white variegated foliage and a smooth grey trunk. A great feature plant in containers. Flowers are insignificant. Grows to a large tree in the garden in warm climates, but will only grow to 2m high when kept in containers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Shady Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Moraceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate