Ficus trees are a common plant in the home and office, mainly because they look like a typical tree with a single trunk and a spreading canopy. Very large, deciduous, spreading tree, often reaching a height of 12 meters. Leaves alternate, curvaceous upper surface glabrous when mature.
6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Indian Bayan, Banyan Variegated, Banyan, Ficus benjamina variegated, Ficus Altissima Variegata, Variegated Mini Rubber, Ficus benghalensis variegata
Maximum Reachable Height
1.5 to 30 feet
Flowers are inconspicuous
Very easy to grow
Planting and care
It is good to fertilize the plants every 15 - 20 days.
Ficus Benghalensis Variegata care
Most ficus trees enjoy bright indirect or filtered light with variegated varieties happily able to take medium light.
Partial sun to full sun
Loamy well-drained soil
20 to 40 degrees C
Use any organic fertilizer.
Ficus Benghalensis Variegata special feature
Ficus Benghalensis Variegata uses
Good to keep on terraces
Frequently Asked Questions
Is banyan tree good for home?
Yes, Banyan tree is good for home as per vastu shastra, It is symbol of prosperity and gives positive vibes.
Do banyan trees produce figs?
Yes banyan tree produces fruit but commercially it is not used as like fig.
How to grow banyan tree?
Banyan trees can be grown from softwood cuttings or seeds. To grow banyan tree at home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).
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What banyan tree is called in hindi?
Banyan tree is called Bargad in Hindi.
Can banyan tree be planted at home?
Yes, Banyan tree can be planted outdoor at home for shade and fresh air.
Does banyan tree have flowers?
Yes, The flowers are concealed in the fleshy receptacle commonly known as fig.
Why banyan tree is worshipped?
Yes, in Indian culture Banyan tree is worshiped as symbol of god Brahma, Yam, Buddha.
Do banyan trees lose their leaves?
Yes, Banyan tree lose their leaves during September and October month.
Where do banyan trees grow?
Preferable location to grow Banyan tree is outdoor. Consider the following points to grow banyan tree outdoor. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com
Why banyan tree is called national tree?
Banyan tree has lots of medicinal uses with long life. Banyan tree also represents the Indian culture of gods like Brahma, Yama, Buddha therefore Banyan tree is called as national tree.
Is banyan tree fruit edible?
Banyan tree is also a fig and fruits are edible but not commercially used as fruit.
Note- Please consult your health care expert before consuming any plant or plant part.
Is banyan tree and peepal tree same?
Banyan and peepal tree are different but belongs to same family Moraceae.
How to plant banyan tree?
To plant tree consider the following points
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).
Note - For further details check the product description.
Do banyan trees grow fast?
Yes,Banyan tree grows 30 to 40 feet in 5 years.
Is banyan tree and banana tree same?
No, Banyan and Banana tree are different.
Do banyan tree gives oxygen at night?
Yes, Banyan tree gives oxygen at night but less as compared to day time with CAM cycle.
Friday, 24 July 2020
My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.
Tuesday, 21 July 2020
Wow nice plants in good condition delivered..?
Saturday, 14 March 2020
Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.