bonsai tree ficus
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It is an evergreen arbor, reaching 25m, it has an umbellate tree crown, weeping branches.
It has oval, darkgreen and corious oppositely simple leaves. It is famous for its unique style of roots.
Hollander says it is called China roots and Americian call it Golden Gate Ficus Bonsai.
It is a photophilous, thermophilic tree and fond of acidic soil with shade , drought and cold tolerance.
Dont plant Ficus too deep, about 45cm from bottom of roots. The position that roots wont shake means ok.
Water plants immediately after planting. Then water them when surface of soil is dried out. Ficus doesnt
need too much water. Rots easily if overwatered. At a temperature between 22-28 C, new roots will
come up within 15-20 days , as well as new leaves.
Fertilizer: Dont ferilize fill new leaves half-mature. Spray liquid fertilizer N:P:K at the rate of 1:1:1.
1kg fertilizer per 10,000kg water once every 45days.
Full sunshine will get shorter stems and thicker leaves. After spraying liquid fertilize. leaves will be getting dark-green.
Pruning will get more compact leaves.