The unique structure plant, Ficus ‘Ginseng’ has a thick trunk that intertwines with each stem. Nestled upon that stem are small, glossy green leaves. The Ficus ‘Ginseng’ requires bright, indirect light and average room temperature to thrive.
In the warmer months, place the Ficus ‘Ginseng’ outside in dappled sunlight. If you’re looking to try your hand at Bonsai plants, this one is a great beginner bonsai!
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-20" depending on grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy
The Ficus ‘Ginseng’ is fairly easy to grow so you can quickly master your skills at Bonsai. Try pruning and keeping the plant in a specific shape! You’ll be a Bonsai expert in no time at all.
Ficus 'Ginseng' Care Tips
How to care for information:
- Ensure you are following a consistent watering routine. Sometimes when a ficus plant is moved, it will go into shock causing it to lose leaves. Don’t worry as this is only temporary. If you find a spot with bright light, keep it there.
- Keep the water away from the thick trunk. Try to water around the outer edge of the pot.
- Sometimes when new leaves cannot become fully developed, it means there is a lack of nutrients or sunlight.
The Ficus 'Ginseng' Story
Where is it from?
The Ficus ‘Ginseng’ is native to southern and eastern Asian countries.
Who is the Ficus 'Ginseng'?
It is the beginner’s Bonsai. Try your luck with the Ficus ‘Ginseng’ and you’ll soon fall in love with caring for Bonsai.
Good For You!
Sleep? Ficus plants make excellent additions to bedrooms with their expansiveness. They can create an instant jungle!
Breath? Ficus plants are known for their air-purifying properties. Place this plant in your home and enjoy the benefits of fresh, clean air.
Is the Ficus 'Ginseng' the right plant for me?
With beginners in mind, the Ficus ‘Ginseng’ provides a great introduction to the world of Bonsai. Provide this plant with bright, indirect light and allow the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering. It’s important to provide a consistent watering routine with Ficus plants. The Ficus ‘Ginseng’ is susceptible to root rot so ensure you are not overwatering and keep the water away from its lovely thick trunk.
Pet Friendly: The Ficus is not pet-friendly.
Location Suggestions: Living Room, Bedroom, and Office Plants