Monday, August 10, 2009

Ficus Benjamina (Weeping Fig)

Ficus benjamina, height 9 m (27 ft)
Ficus benjamina, small ,  height : 3m (10 ft)
Ficus benjamina, medium tree, height : 8 m (27 ft)
Ficus benjamina, medium tree
Ficus bejamina
Young tree, height : 3 m (10 ft)
Ficus bejamina
Young tree, height : 6 m (20 ft)
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Ficus Benjamina, 
Ficus bejamina , pruned
Garden bonsai, rounded shape pruning
Ficus bejamina,
Garden bonsai, pruned 
Ficus bejamina , pruned
Garden bonsai shaped trunk
Ficus bejamina
pruned, spherical shape
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Ficus bejamina
Topiary, trapezium shape pruning
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Common names : Bejamin Tree, Weeping Fig. 
Local names : Beringin, Waringin, Ringin,  Sai Yo, Cay San.
Family : Moraceae
Genus : Ficus
Subgenus : Conosycea

Ficus benjamina, commonly known as the Weeping Fig, is a species of fig tree, native to south and southeast Asia and Australia. This plants can reach 30 metres tall. They have been used in tropical landscapes as an ornamental /shade tree or throughout the world as  indoor trees.