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The Weeping Fig


January 24, 2019

Years ago, I had a weeping fig otherwise known as Ficus benjamina. The genus Ficus includes a large group of plants that come in a variety of shapes and sizes and leaf forms. The weeping fig is a popular tree form of Ficus that indoors can grow up to 20 feet tall under the right conditions. The weeping fig has gracefully arching branches and a densely leafed canopy. Its eye-catching look and size makes it a favorite for homes and offices with open space to fill.

My tree reached a good five feet, which made it work well in a living room space that needed something to pull it together. Sadl...

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