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About Ficus Amplissima

A large, glabrous tree. Leaves are alternate, ovate, apiculate-acuminate coriaceous, upper surface dotted with minute raised spots, base narrowed, 3-nerved, petiole with a gland at the apex on the underside. The inflorescence is Hypanthodium globose, sessile. Fruit is achene ovoid reniform.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height20 inch (51 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Piper, Pipali
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 15 m
Bloom Time November to January
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

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.
  • Ficus tree shows a standard reaction to stress is Leaf drop, whether it is from any of the following: Underwatering or overwatering, Low humidity, Too little light, Relocation or repotting, Drafts, Range in temperature (too hot or cold).
  • If your Ficus is losing its leaves, go through the checklist of proper ficus tree care and correct anything that you find wrong.

    Ficus Amplissima care

    Can be planted in the sun, although can tolerate the half shade; aftercare till establishment is helpful if the situation allows; reasonable soil required. Grow well in moist and dry deciduous forests

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Fertilize once a month in the spring and summer and once every two months in the fall and winter from any organic fertilizer.

    Ficus Amplissima special feature

    Ficus amplissima is an evergreen tree with a widely spreading crown. It often starts life as an epiphyte in the branch of a tree and can eventually send down aerial roots that, once they reach the ground, provide extra nutrients that help the plant grow more vigorously.

    Ficus Amplissima 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 an ornamental purpose
    • It generally keeps indoor in a living room and in terrace area

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Ficus Amplissima?

    Ficus Amplissima is commonly known as Piper, Pipali

    How tall do Ficus Amplissima grow?

    On average Ficus Amplissima grows Up to 15 m

    When Ficus Amplissima blooms?

    With enough light, Ficus Amplissima may produce flowers in November to January

    How hard is Ficus Amplissima to grow?

    A Ficus Amplissima is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Ficus Amplissima need?

    A Ficus Amplissima prefers Full sun

    How much water does a Ficus Amplissima need?

    A Ficus Amplissima prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Ficus Amplissima need?

    A Ficus Amplissima prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Ficus Amplissima like?

    A Ficus Amplissima prefers 25 to 35 degree C

    How often should I fertilize my Ficus Amplissima?

    To encourage Ficus Amplissima growth, Fertilize once a month in the spring and summer and once every two months in the fall and winter from any organic fertilizer.

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