The ficus indoor bonsai tree ‘Ficus retusa’ is the ideal bonsai tree for beginners. It is suitable for indoor placement and very adaptable to most conditions. They are an evergreen tree and its lush, waxy leaves and aerial roots will be a point of interest in any room.
This gorgeous ficus bonsai tree is standing at approximately 25cm tall in a round blue ceramic glazed oriental pot with a depth of 10cm and width of 15cm. This ficus features a twisting trunk and beautifully structured branches. It has attractive aerial roots and moss growing on top of the soil.
The ficus cannot endure frosts and the cold so keep it inside the house. Choose a place that receives a lot of sunlight and with a constant warm temperature: the ficus thrives best in warm, humid environments so consider providing a gravel tray.
Watering and feeding:
They must be watered generously as soon as the top inch of soil gets dry. Do not let the soil dry out fully and avoid constant wetness. See our watering guide.
Only feed periodically during the growing season (March-Oct).
Pruning and wiring:
The ficus tolerates pruning very well and is one of the faster growing species. Prune in late autumn and winter.
The ficus is ideal for shaping with standard wiring.
Repot in early spring with a well-draining bonsai soil mix.
Find our repotting guide here.
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Please Note: measurements given are approximate. Depending on the season, the appearance of the tree may vary. The tree that you receive may differ in size and shape to the photo if it has grown or been pruned since.