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Ficus Microcarpa (Chinese Banyan) Bonsai: Available Now for Purchase!

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Original price Rs. 59,999.00
Current price Rs. 49,999.00


The Chinese Banyan, scientifically known as Ficus Microcarpa, is one of the most popular choices for bonsai enthusiasts. Its intricate root system and broad leaves make it an ideal candidate for bonsai cultivation. This guide delves deep into the intricacies of growing and maintaining a Ficus Microcarpa bonsai.

Basic Information:

  • Origin: Native to Southeast Asia and Northern Australia.
  • Other Names: Indian Laurel, Curtain Fig, Malayan Banyan.
  • Zones: USDA Zones 9 to 11.


  • When to Plant: Spring is the ideal season.
  • Soil Type: Well-draining soil with a pH level of 6-7.
  • Sunlight: Prefers partial to full sunlight.


  1. Watering: Regularly, but ensure the soil never remains waterlogged.
  2. Pruning: Regular pruning of new growth helps maintain its miniature size.
  3. Feeding: Use a balanced liquid fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season.
  4. Repotting: Every 2-3 years or when roots crowd the pot.


  • Pest and Disease: Keep an eye out for pests like aphids and mealybugs. Fungal infections can occur if the tree is kept too wet.
  • Temperature: Ficus Microcarpa is a tropical tree; it prefers warm climates but should be protected from extreme cold.
  • Humidity: They thrive in higher humidity. Consider misting the tree or using a humidity tray.


  • Aesthetic Appeal: One of the most beautiful and unique features of the Chinese Banyan is its aerial roots, which can be trained to form attractive patterns.
  • Air Purification: Ficus Microcarpa helps purify the air by removing toxins.
  • Stress Reduction: The process of tending to a bonsai can be therapeutic, offering a calming effect and a sense of accomplishment.