SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ficus natalensis
COMMON NAME: Crater Fig
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Ficus natalensis is often used for root over rock, exposed root or banyan style bonsai. It grows a multitude of aerial roots in a short time. Very fast grower and responds well to pruning and wiring. Can be grown indoors or in low light conditions. Makes numerous aerial roots. Ficus likes full sun and moderate water and fertilizer. This is a tropical tree, keep away from freezing temperatures.
Image above is a sample picture from our nursery stock. This may not be the exact tree you will receive, but one similar in size. We will select the best tree for you to ship. Be aware it is perfectly normal for leaves, flowers or fruit (if applicable) to drop during shipping.