Ficus Bonsai #401
Ficus Bonsai Tree
One of the most popular trees for indoor bonsai, the Ficus genus consists of over 800 different species of evergreen trees, shrubs and woody climbers usually found in moist forests in tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world. There are at least a dozen species and hundreds of varieties that are suitable for bonsai cultivation.
Ficus is a low-maintenance bonsai that can be grown indoors or outdoors. This type of bonsai can survive without direct sunlight, but for a healthier tree place it near a window or an area that receives a lot of sunlight.
More about Ficus Bonsai
It's not possible to find a bonsai seed that produces a naturally dwarf ficus tree. A ficus bonsai is a miniature ficus tree in a pot so it's not a genetically modified dwarf tree, but one that undergoes rigorous training and pruning of stems and roots.
- Placing ficus bonsai outdoor is placed best near other plants so that it is not very exposed to direct sunlight.
- Placing ficus bonsai indoor near the window, so it can get enough light.
- Water when the soil has partially dried up. Water ficus bonsai when about 2-3 cm of the soil has dried already.
- Ficus bonsai also needs feed because it exhausts the soil over time. Nutrients that can escape the pot because of waterings hould be replaced regularly. It can be done weekly or every two weeks.
- A ficus bonsai as a very popular indoor plant and can tolerate low, medium and high lighting conditions.
- Pruning And Trimming can be done throughout or after the growing season.
- Pruning of the roots and rejuvenating the soil should be done every one to two years because it is a rapid growing plant.