Ficus – a vast family of house-friendly trees

There are many ficus species that are worth trying out. They’re often very easy to manage, especially if you follow the tips in these pages.

Fig tree, generous from North to South

The fig tree isn’t reserved to hot-weather climates in the South. Some hardy varieties make it possible to harvest these sweet fruits even in regions up North.
Fig tree leaves on a clothesline with clothes pins, the left one is yellowish and the right one greenish in hue.

Fig health benefits and therapeutic value

The fig is the fruit of the fig tree (Ficus carica), a species of Ficus native to Syria, Afghanistan and the Mediterranean area, and it offers many benefits for health.
A ripe green fig sliced open on a wooden outdoor table.

Which air-purifying plant to get first?

As they breathe and grow, these plants purify pollutants out from the air… and they’re beautiful, too! Discover Ficus ginseng, Tillandsia andAnthurium, three plants that have what it takes to make your day!
Dracaena and ficus are two air-purifying plants, here filtering both light and air

Create your own bonsai!

The Egyptians were familiar with putting trees in pots to carry them around easily, then the Chinese did it because it looked good, but the Japanese are the people who became the true creators of the art of bonsai.
Bonsai with shears on a table

Leaf plants in winter

In winter, growing conditions change, even inside the house: your leaf plants require special care.
Unlike flower plants, leaf plants need more light and don't like going dormant

Rubber tree, ficus elastica

The rubber tree, or Ficus elastica, is a very beautiful indoor plant much liked for its shiny thick leathery leaves.
Potted ficus elastica against white background.

Ficus lyrata, the fiddle ficus

Ficus lyrata, the fiddle-leaf fig, is a very beautiful indoor plant. Many find its thick, shiny green leaves very appealing.
Potted short fiddle leaf fig

Ficus tree maintenance: repotting

Your ficus starts hinting it feels in a tight fit? Time to repot, and this short video will make things so easy for you (and your dear ficus). Procedure, pot, soil mix, watering and special tips, you’ll be all set and your indoor plant will enjoy the attention! Read more ►
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