The Ficus benjamina, commonly known as the Weeping Fig, is a popular choice for bonsai enthusiasts due to its graceful appearance, small leaves, and adaptability to indoor conditions.
The trunk of the Ficus benjamina bonsai is generally slender and can develop an interesting, smooth bark texture over time. It may display aerial roots, especially in more humid conditions, which can add to the tree's character. The color of the bark ranges from light gray to tan.
Ficus benjamina bonsai feature a profusion of delicate branches that gracefully droop, creating a weeping or cascading effect. The branches are flexible and respond well to wiring, allowing for artistic shaping and styling. The branches may produce small, round, greenish-yellow fruits, although these are less common in indoor bonsai.
The leaves of the Ficus benjamina are small, glossy, and elliptical in shape, making them well-suited for bonsai cultivation. The foliage is typically a vibrant green, contributing to the bonsai's lush and tropical appearance. Regular pruning helps maintain the desired size and shape of the leaves, promoting a balanced aesthetic.
Ficus benjamina bonsai thrive in bright, indirect light and should be protected from drafts and sudden temperature changes. Regular pruning, both for shape and to control growth, is crucial for maintaining the bonsai's elegant form. These bonsai are generally adaptable to different indoor conditions, making them suitable for beginners.
In summary, a Ficus benjamina bonsai is characterized by its slender trunk, weeping branches, small glossy leaves, and adaptability to indoor cultivation, making it a captivating and rewarding species for bonsai enthusiasts.
About the Tree:
Height: 26" from table to top of tree
Pot: 14.5" Glazed Japanese Ceramic Pot
Pictures taken November 06, 2023
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