Ficus trees are a common plant in the home and office, mainly due to the fact that they look like a typical tree with a single trunk and a spreading canopy.
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About Ficus Panda

Ficus is a pantropical genus of trees, shrubs, and vines occupying a wide variety of ecological niches; most are evergreen, but some deciduous species are endemic to areas outside of the tropics and to higher elevations.

Fig species are characterized by their unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome, which utilizes wasp species belonging to the Agaonidae family for pollination. The always popular ficus tree is a member of the fig family and perfect for caring for as a houseplant. There are several varieties of this plant that are grown as houseplants.

Among these are the ficus benjamina or weeping fig, the ficus lyrata or fiddle head fig, and the ficus elastica decora or rubber tree. Ficus plants range from large trees to woody shrubs to trailing vines. The ficus comes in many shapes and sizes that make this a popular focal point in your home. Ficus (genus Ficus), a group of about 900 species of trees, shrubs, and vines, commonly called figs.

Native primarily to tropical areas of East Asia, they are distributed throughout the tropics of world. Many are tall forest trees that are buttressed by great spreading roots; others are planted as ornamentals. The always popular ficus tree is a member of the fig family and perfect for caring for as a houseplant.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ficus Panda
Maximum Reachable Height It is a tree reaching 2 meters to 30 meters (98 ft) tall in natural conditions. Most people keep it as indoor for 2 to 3 years.
Bloom Time The flowers are inconspicuous.
Difficulty Level Easy to medium

Planting and care

Cold drafts from windows or doors will harm them, so make sure to place them somewhere where drafts will not be an issue.Losing its leaves is the most common problems with ficus plants. If your ficus is losing its leaves, go through the checklist of proper ficus tree care and correct anything that you find wrong.

Ficus Panda care

Sunlight Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light. Bright, direct light may result in scalding of the leaves and leaf loss.
Watering When watering, always check the top of the soil first. If the top of the soil is wet, do not water as this means they have enough moisture. If the top of the soil feels dry to the touch, this indicates that they need water.
Soil Rich, humusy and well-drained soil
Temperature Ficus trees also cannot tolerate low temperatures or drafts. They need to be kept in temperatures above 60 degrees F(16 degrees C) and actually prefer temperatures above 70 degrees F (21 degrees C).
Fertilizer Feed with slow-release pellets in the beginning of the growing season. Fertilize once a month in the spring and summer and once every two months in the fall and winter.

Ficus Panda special feature

Most ficus bonsai trees can produce aerial roots in their natural habitat, which are often presented in appealing bonsai creations with many aerial root pillars or root over rock styles. To enable aerial root growth in our homes a humidity of nearly 100% must be achieved artificially.

You can use a glass cover, fish tank or a construction with transparent sheets for this purpose.

The Bodhi tree, under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment, is believed by many to have been a Ficus religiosa.

Fig species are characterized by their unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome, which utilizes wasp species belonging to the Agaonidae family for pollination.

Ficus Panda uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Ficus trees can maintain their tree-like shape regardless of their size, so this makes them ideal for bonsais or for massive houseplants in large spaces
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

Culinary Use:

  • The common fig (Ficus carica) is cultivated for its pear-shaped, edible fruits, which are really hollow fleshy receptacles (syconia) containing hundreds of male and female flowers

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Ficus Panda ?

Ficus Panda is commonly known as Ficus Panda

How tall do Ficus Panda grow?

On average Ficus Panda grows It is a tree reaching 2 meters to 30 meters (98 ft) tall in natural conditions. Most people keep it as indoor for 2 to 3 years.

When Ficus Panda blooms?

With enough light, Ficus Panda may produce flowers in The flowers are inconspicuous.

How hard is Ficus Panda to grow?

A Ficus Panda is Easy to medium

How much sunlight does a Ficus Panda need?

A Ficus Panda prefers Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light. Bright, direct light may result in scalding of the leaves and leaf loss.

How much water does a Ficus Panda need?

A Ficus Panda prefers watering When watering, always check the top of the soil first. If the top of the soil is wet, do not water as this means they have enough moisture. If the top of the soil feels dry to the touch, this indicates that they need water.

What kind of soil does a Ficus Panda need?

A Ficus Panda prefers Rich, humusy and well-drained soil

What temperature does a Ficus Panda like?

A Ficus Panda prefers Ficus trees also cannot tolerate low temperatures or drafts. They need to be kept in temperatures above 60 degrees F(16 degrees C) and actually prefer temperatures above 70 degrees F (21 degrees C).

How often should I fertilize my Ficus Panda ?

To encourage Ficus Panda growth, Feed with slow-release pellets in the beginning of the growing season. Fertilize once a month in the spring and summer and once every two months in the fall and winter.



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Wow plant in excellent shape.

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