Ficus Retusa Specimen Indoor Bonsai Tree
Ficus retusa is a great variety of tree for indoor bonsai. It has small pointed leaves and is happy living in our overly warm homes with their dry atmosphere and fairly low light levels and will look good all year round. The tree is very drought tolerant so it's unlikely to cause a problem if you forget to water for a day or two.
Ficus should be re-potted in summer, their recovery in much faster and more reliable than if the work is done in spring. Use our No2 Bonsai Soil Mix. Ideally keep ficus in a very bright area such as a conservatory or greenhouse. Water well in summer but keep the soil a little dry over winter. Feed well when in growth with Bonsai Focus.
An excellent large ficus with a powerful trunk relative to it's size. Ficus of this quality are increasingly hard to find! With a superb trunk, great tapering branches, bark texture and dense ramification this is a superb large example of this very popular species.
Planted in a glazed stoneware bonsai pot that may have a few nicks and dings, we'll give the pot a good clean before we ship the tree!
24" tall above it's pot. 19" wide overall.
The subject pictured is the EXACT plant we will send you. Appearance may vary depending upon the season.
In stock and available for delivery within two or three working days.
Price including secure packaging and U.K delivery* £175.00
*Price includes delivery to any U.K mainland address (except Highlands and Islands).
Not available for shipping outside the European Union (ie: the USA). Importing plants without correct permissions can land you with a VERY big fine or prison time.
We do not provide cultural information for this tree other than the above (relevant to the UK climate only). Please ensure you have the skills and facilities to care for this plant in your location before you decide to purchase.
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