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Chinese Banyan, Ficus Microcarpa nitida (Retusa) – Plant – CBF-515760


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Make your home garden attractive and beautiful by growing an excellent tropical foliage plant.

Item name

Chinese Banyan, Ficus Microcarpa nitida (Retusa) – Plant

5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Ficus microcarpa is an evergreen tree in Moraceae family with a rounded dense crown, smooth gray bark, milky sap, and long, thin, dangling aerial roots. Leaves alternate, simple, leathery, deep glossy green, oval elliptic to diamond shaped. Flowers tiny, unisexual, numerous, hidden within the “fig,” a fleshy, specialized receptacle that develops into multiple fruits.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
12 inch (30 cm)

Plant Spread
6 inch (15 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Chinese Banyan, Indian laurel, shining leaved fig, Malayan banyan, Taiwan banyan, curtain fig, gajumaru

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 50 feet

Flower Colour

Bloom Time

Difficulty Level
Very easy to grow

Planting and careMulch with an organic material, such as dry grass clippings, straw, aged manure, or a mixture of these.Chinese Banyan careKeep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.


Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.


The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7.5

20 to 40 degrees C

During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.

Chinese Banyan uses
Ornamental Use:
Good to keep inside homes and terraces as specimen plant, foliage plant etc
Medicinal Use:

It is found to have good healing property and is used in preparation of oils and ointments for external application in the treatment of ulcers
Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

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