Ficus benjamina

COMMON NAME

Weeping fig

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Moraceae

NOTES

A broadleaf evergreen tree that grows to 50’ tall. It is widely grown in the tropics as an ornamental tree or hedge. Glossy, pointed, oval to elliptic leaves (to 4” long). Twigs arch gracefully. Stems have milky sap.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Asia and Australia

NATIVE HABITAT

Moist mixed forests and near villages, towns and roadsides

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info



Ficus benjamina