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Common Name: Weeping Fig

Species Name: Ficus benjamina

Family Name: Moraceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Southern Southeast Asia
Sun Preference Partial
Susceptibility Mealybugs, spider mites and scale are common



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 40-foot diameter, 90-foot height
    • Leaves: Thin, leathery, ovate to elliptic; white latex bleeds from cut stems or leaves



USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 10
Notes Most commonly used as a specimen or as a large tree; moving the plant may cause leaf drop


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