This cute Ficus microcarpa bonsai will make your surroundings more enjoyable.
A bonsai is a tiny tree that has been artificially crafted to look like it is growing. Strong roots, stalks, and tiny alternating oval-shaped leaves in dark green give the Ficus microcarpa bonsai its distinctive shape.
There are more heavy, exposed aerial roots on it than there would be on a natural root. These roots look more like trunks.
Common Name - Ficus Bonsai, Banyan Bonsai, Indian laurel, Curtain fig Bonsai
Maximum Height - Up to 35 cm
Difficulty Level - Easy to grow
Planting and care
- Regular trimming and pinching are necessary for bonsai to maintain their small appearance.
- To lengthen the stem, you ought to prune some recent growth.
- Trim all new growth sparingly. To maintain the health of the plant, few new growths should be left.
- It will be necessary to repot the plants in the middle of the summer after two to three years.
- Roots can be heavily trimmed at the time of re-potting.
Ficus Bonsai care
Sand, coco peat, and garden soil should be used to plant bonsai. Early in the morning, when the soil feels dry to the touch, ficus needs water. Every other month, the water-soluble fertiliser should be applied. To prevent additional vegetative growth, use half the recommended amount listed on the bottle's label.
Sunlight - Full to partial Sunlight, bright indirect sunlight
Watering - Moderate
Soil - Well-drained potting soil
Temperature - 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer - Liquid fertilizer
It functions as an attractive plant.
NOTE this plant will be without pot.