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Bring home this indoor plants from Green Gini Collections.Ficus benjamina, commonly known as weeping fig, benjamin fig or ficus tree, and often sold in stores as just ficus, is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae, native to Asia and Australia.It is the official tree of Bangkok. A recently described variety, Ficus benjamina var. Bracteata is found in uplifted coral forests of southern Taiwan. The species is also naturalized in the West Indies and in the states of Florida and Arizona in the United States.In its native range, its small fruit are favored by some birds, such as the superb fruit dove, wompoo fruit dove, pink-spotted fruit dove, ornate fruit dove, orange-bellied fruit dove, Torresian imperial pigeon, and purple-tailed imperial pigeon.

Light: Best in bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight should be limited to a few hours a day at most as it may scorch the leaves. Can tolerate some degree of shade for part of the day.

Water: Keep the soil moist at all times. Allow the top of the soil to dry out slightly before re-watering. Reduce watering in winter. Will tolerate some degree of drought. Don’t allow the bottom of the plant to stand in water. If possible use rain or filtered water to avoid the tips of the leaves turning brown.

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