Ficus benghalensis growing tree of the genus Ficus also known as Banyan fig or Indian banyan, Ficus benghalensis perennial evergreen or deciduous plant and used also as ornamental and also as shade tree or as bonsai the plant is drought tolerance plant, can grow in mediterranean, tropic, desert or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green, the shape elliptic.
Flower grow in inflorescence hollow fig structure, that the flowers inside the fig, the flowers grow
Ficus benghalensis fruits
Fruits teardrop-shaped the color can be red or orange
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Requirements for Ficus benghalensis growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Weak branches, recommend keeping the tree small
Size of the plant:
10-30m, 30-100 feet, wide can be as along as given
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / spring
General information about the flower:
Flower grow in inflorescence hollow fig structure, that the flowers inside the fig
Pollination is done by:
Fig wasp, hand pollination
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Ficus benghalensis fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, dry, fruit leather
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the fruits with net
How long does it take to bear fruit?