The FICUS Tree - Ficus I Don't Like-iss - A Great Indoor Plant a Beast When Planted Outdoors

Check out this very common tree, widely used as an indoor plant. However, when planted outside in areas that are warm enough it can become a real nightmare. In this video, you see why.

Fort Myers residents unhappy with potential ficus tree removal - NBC2 News

A Fort Myers neighborhood demanded the city reconsider after a memo from the city manager's office announced a ficus tree would be removed from Snell Park.

City Councilman Michael Flanders stepped in on behalf of his district, opposing the removal of the tree and asking the city to reconsider.

The decades-old ficus tree sits in Snell Park on Valencia Way, which runs along...


  1. Ficus trees are a common plant in the home and office, mainly because they look like a typical tree with a single trunk and a spreading canopy. But for all of their popularity, ficus plants are finicky. However, if you know how to care for a ficus tree, you’ll be better equipped with keeping it ...
  2. Ficus tree in front of Sarkaradevi Temple, Kerala, India. Fig trees have profoundly influenced culture through several religious traditions. Among the more famous species are the sacred fig tree (Pipal, bodhi, bo, or po, Ficus religiosa) and the banyan fig (Ficus benghalensis).
  3. The famous Bodhi tree under which Buddha achieved enlightenment was a Ficus religiosa.In their native habitats, the ficus is often seen as a landscape tree with hanging and buttressed roots and a magnificent crown. In the home, the ficus is a beautiful specimen plant that can provide many years of lush foliage. It is quite finicky, so be prepared for some specific care requirements.
  4. Ficus benjamina, commonly known as weeping fig, benjamin fig or ficus tree, and often sold in stores as just ficus, is a species of flowering plant in the family Moraceae, native to Asia and Australia. It is the official tree of Bangkok.
  5. Of the more than 800 species of Ficus, the smaller trees are appropriate for indoor growing (such as Ficus benjamina). Outside figs require temperatures above 30 degrees. The USDA hardiness zones for Arizona run from 5 to 9 and represent areas that are appropriate for Ficus and areas where they would need to be protected from cold.
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