Ficus is a pantropical genus of trees, shrubs, and vines
occupying a wide variety of ecological niches; most are evergreen, but some
deciduous species of ficus plant 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 uses wasp species
belonging to the family Agaonidae for pollination.
Losing leaves is the most common problem. If your ficus is
losing its leaves, go for the checklist of proper ficus tree care and correct
that you find wrong.
Height: can grow up to 60 feet tall
Temperature: They need to be kept in temperatures above 60
Water: if the soil is dry, then water it
Soil: well-drained soil
The plant is used for ornamental purpose. It generally keeps indoor in the living room and in the terrac area.
The Bodhi tree, under which the Buddha achieved
enlightenment is believed by many to have been a Ficus religiosa