Ficus Benjamina Variegata Propagation. The benjamin fig has large roots that can cause trouble in city yards and street landscapes. How to propagate in soil.
A shrubby or small sized tree up to 10 m tall. Root growth shoot growth plant growth media live root number root length Gently wiggle the ficus loose from its current pot.
Remove Any Leaves Present On The Lower Half Of The Cutting.
35, 2005 21 vegetative propogation of ficus benjamina table 1. Its graceful weeping branches bear glossy dark green or variegated leaves. In nature it can grow upwards of 100 feet tall.
Plant The Stem In A 4″Pot (Drip Holes In The Bottom) Of Moist Potting Soil.
Latin ficus, the commercial edible fig (ficus carica); An equal mix of peat, perlite, and coarse sand is my preferred potting mix for propagating weeping fig plants. A shrubby or small sized tree up to 10 m tall.
It Naturalizes Easily In Tropical Climates And Sometimes Is Invasive As A Landscape Tree.
Air layering occurs naturally in some situations. You will first need to prepare the area or pot that you are going to plant your cutting in. In its native environment, the ficus benjamina can grow up to 60 feet.
Leaves Are Oval To Elliptic, Measuring Up To 10 Cm Long, Glossy Green With Irregularly White Margins.
Let The Cuttings Dry For A Day Or Two To Form Callus.
Make sure to remove any leaves that will be below the waterline. It can be propagated by seed. It grows taller than 1m, although the growth can be limited by the size of the pot.