Latin Name: Ficus Benjamina
Description: The Ficus Benjamina is an easy shrub-houseplant to maintain. Also known as a Weeping Fig, this houseplant has a neutral growth rate, making it easy to trim and shape in the spring and throughout the summer. It features shiny, waxy, dark rich green leaves, that densely cover the sturdy branches. A wonderful, tall accent plant.
Watering: Ficus thrive in dryer, well draining soil. Soak thoroughly until excess water runs through the bottom of the pot. Only water once the top 3" of soil has dried out, or the leaves start to wilt. Leaves dropping can be a sign of under and over watering.
Growth rate: Medium-slow
Shape: Upright, branching
Sun or Shade: Full, indirect light.
Difficulty level: Easy, some watering requirements
GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.
Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.
Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.
In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.
NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, tropicals, houseplants, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the winter months.
We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.
If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.