(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
The Ficus natalensis tree belongs to the Moraceae family. With its origin in Uganda and Kenya, this small to medium size plant initially appears as an epiphyte on a tree branch. Afterward, it sends down aerial roots that supply extra nutrition to the plant once it reaches the ground. Growing from 10 to 30 m in height, this adorable fast-growing deciduous shrub enters into its dormancy in the winter months. Ficus natalensis bonsai is known by its common name “Natal fig”. These trees have glossy green-colored leaves, making them stand out!
Ficus natalensis is an evergreen deciduous shrub with a fast growth rate.
The spring season is when Natal fig blossoms. The flowers provide your garden or patio with a much-needed splash of color.
This lovely tropical fig tree requires minimal watering. Water just when the soil feels dry to the touch, and don't let your Ficus natalensis tree sit in water for long periods of time.
A Ficus tree thrives happily in a well-drained, all-purpose potting mix. Avoid arid or damp soils.
Natal ficus is hardy in zones 10a to 11. These types of dwarf trees cannot tolerate temperatures less than 30.2° F (-1° C).
Place this houseplant in a sunny location. A Natal fig tree is sensitive to temperature fluctuations and can be damaged by extreme hot and cold temperatures.
This interesting tree, which is known for its large system of aerial roots, can be easily grown by seeds or cuttings. Ficus natalensis seeds germinate within 15 to 90 days.
Natal fig bonsai has a variety of uses, including making ropes, barks, or cloths. It's also grown as a living fence occasionally. Find Ficus natalensis for sale on Planet Desert!