|1||Chinese Banyan, Ficus Microcarpa nitida (Retusa) - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
It is an evergreen tree to 15 m or more in height, with a rounded dense crown, smooth gray bark, milky sap, and long, thin, dangling aerial roots. Leaves alternate, simple, leathery, deep glossy green, oval-elliptic to diamond-shaped.
Flowers tiny, unisexual, numerous, hidden within the “fig,” a fleshy, specialized receptacle that develops into multiple fruits.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||Chinese Banyan, Indian laurel, shining leaved fig, Malayan banyan, Taiwan banyan, curtain fig, gajumaru|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 50 feet|
|Difficulty Level||Very easy to grow|
Mulch with an organic material, such as dry grass clippings, straw, aged manure, or a mixture of these.
The plant performs best in big size containers.
|Sunlight||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Temperature||20 to 40 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Use any organic fertilizer|
It is an evergreen tree.