The houseplant commonly known as a Ficus Tree (Ficus benjamina) is one of the few true trees that can be grown indoors and a member of the Fig family. Native to tropical areas of Asia, in its natural habitat, this species of ficus can grow upwards of 90 feet tall. Indoors though the tree is much smaller and an excellent pick for an indoor tree. The Ficus tree is fairly hardy and can do well in lower light environments and maintain health with irregular watering.
As one of the few trees that can be grown indoors, the Ficus Tree has long been popular as an interior plant. The Ficus Tree is fairly easy to care for. It prefers bright sunlight, but can also acclimate to full shade light conditions. The Ficus Tree likes to stay well watered, but is resistant to damage from less than regular watering. If you are looking for a house plant that will grow well indoors, requires minimal care, and is nice to look at, think about a Ficus Tree to liven up your indoor area. Continue reading