Ficus benjamina

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Weeping Fig

This indoor plant is usually kept pruned to the height of about six feet tall.  In it's tropical wild climates it can reach a height of 60'.  Glossy dark weeping leaves.  The leaves might shed when they are stressed.  The weeping fig removes toxins, formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene and toluene from the air.  This tree is a fast growers and needs to be repotted annually.  This plant might attract mealybugs, spider mites, scale and aphids so check your plant regularly.  Fertilize in the spring and summer, their growing season.

- Bright indirect light, bright direct light in the morning

- Keep soil consistently moist

- Fast draining potting soil

- Toxic

- Native to Asia and Australia