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Ficus microcarpa, Min-Shuan Lo, Taiwan. Weber, ; Randall, The species is capable of producing a fig-like fruit that contains about seeds, and a single tree may produce up to , fruit which are eaten by birds and spread both locally and long-distance Bermuda Department of Conservation Services, Corner Missouri Botanical Garden, If not, they will drop foliage, lose shoots, and possibly die. The Chinese banyan is very widespread and found in landscapes and as a container tree in many countries of the world.
The Chinese Banyan - Ficus Microcarpa
Shrubs See More "Close Cart". After removing the soil, mix it with some compost or peat moss. When pruning to control a plant's size or shape, cuts should be made just above a leaf bud and at a slight angle. Attracts seed eating birds and bats. Ficus trees are grown as bonsai and are considered good plants for beginners because of their rapid growth.
This provides extra moisture around the tree as the water evaporates and reduces the amount of moisture lost to modern heating systems. Indoor See More "Close Cart". Hi Jean, What a small world. The best value, hands down. Indoor houseplants don't bear edible fruit. I live in Sun City West Az and we do get a freez one in a while, so we cover it when we get the new report. Few bugs seem to bother vigorous fig trees.