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Ficus benjamina


Order: Urticales
   Family: Moraceae
            Genus: Ficus
                        Specie: Ficus benjamina

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Graceful weeping branches; glossy pointed green leaves; small fruit

Uses: Shade tree Tree for large landscapes Parks Topiary Courtyards

Zones: 10?12

Description: In recent decades this tropical Asian species has become one of the world?s most popular foliage plants, used for indoor decoration as well as for patio tubs, planter boxes, and street and park planting in warm climates. It is a favorite subject for plait

Growth Habit: Spreading rounded canopy

Comments: Cultivars available

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