Ficus benjamina ‘Wintergreen’, Weeping Fig

(159 customer reviews)

Please note that during transit it is very normal for this plant to drop leaves. Once acclimated to its new environment it will flush out new leaves. This item ships in a grower pot. Click here for care instructions.

Arrives in 3 - 7 days.
Ships July 30th - August 6th.
$ 32.00

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

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PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

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This Tropical Rainforest Tree Is a Lush Addition to Interiors

With its slender gray trunk topped by a profusion of glossy green leaves, the Weeping Fig remains an incredibly popular choice. Native to Asia and Australia, Ficus Benjamina puts out small cream or yellow flowers which give way to orange spherical figs.

In an indoor container, the plant is slow growing but can reach a height of 12 feet. It likes a warm, humid, brightly lit spot away from direct sunlight. It also prefers to be kept in one position, and may show stress if moved around the house. Experts agree the #1 cause of leaf drop is overwatering. A good rule of thumb is to keep the soil moist, but never wet. Here’s another plus: the Weeping Fig is a great air quality improver.

Outdoors (zones 10 and 11), the plant can turn into a monster of a tree (up to 100 feet tall and 50 feet wide). Be sure to prune regularly to the height you desire. If choosing to plant outdoors, also remember to plant well away from your home. Its roots spread as fast as the tree grows tall, posing a threat to foundations. A minimum of 30 feet away from the house is recommended.

Both indoors and out, weeping fig sap can cause skin and eye irritation, and is toxic if ingested. Keep plants away from children and animals.

Additional information


10a, 10b, 11a, 9b

159 reviews for Ficus benjamina ‘Wintergreen’, Weeping Fig

  1. John Daggers (verified owner)

    Appears healthy and robust but I do wish you had shipped in a taller box so as to have NOT trimmed off the top growth to make it “fit” into the box you shipped it to me. Again, a bit disappointed in the size of the weeping fig for $80. I was going to send you a photo of the fig the day it arrived and was taken from the box showing the extensive trimming on the top branches, but I am not sure how to do that on this site. I did however appreciate all your emails and notices about the shipment and that I was able to track the shipment to my NM location. Overall it was a good experience, thank-you.

  2. Hillary (store manager)

    Hi John, We always pick the largest possible plant we have available for our customers for the size you ordered. We do mention if your plant exceeds the standard box dimensions, we may trim it accordingly. This will not harm your plant and will, in fact, promote new growth! The sizing of the weeping fig is as listed, we are glad you were happy with your experience with us! Feel free to reach out with any issues or concerns! Happy Planting 🙂

  3. Jack (verified owner)

  4. sara b. (verified owner)

    I was very happy with the whole experience. This was the first time I have purchased a plant online and had it delivered and I was very impressed with the plant itself and how they packed it. It showed up in perfect condition. I ordered it on a Thursday and had it on Sunday. I will definitely order from plantvine again.

  5. Betty Spivey (verified owner)

  6. Nicole M. (verified owner)

    Beautiful and healthy… my plant!

  7. Lisa (verified owner)

    Beautiful ficus tree!

  8. Anonymous (verified owner)

  9. Elena Magay (verified owner)

  10. Roberta Conley (verified owner)

  11. Dana (verified owner)

    My ficus arrived in good shape considering what it went through. It’s a beautiful tree. Very happy with my purchase!

  12. Ingrid Clamme (verified owner)

    My tree arrived in great condition. Looks healthy and beautiful! Thanks.

  13. Janice Runyon (verified owner)

    My plant arrived boxed up very nicely. So far it looks good. I am happy with my plant. vine experience.

  14. Lindsay (verified owner)

    In consideration of current events, it took a little time, but my plant arrived looking great. It was packaged well with no visible damage or broken limbs.

  15. John Capel (verified owner)

    My plants arrived in very good condition and well packaged.

  16. Robin Limbert (verified owner)

  17. Marianne Hata (verified owner)

    The plant arrived in great condition and it is presently doing very well. The transaction went smoothly and I therefore highly recommend you.

  18. Sheila (verified owner)

    I love the tree, it’s lush and healthy.

  19. Kathryn Holmes (verified owner)

  20. Barbara L. (verified owner)

    A little smaller then expected but in good condition.

  21. Miranda B. (verified owner)

    The plant came in fantastic condition, seems to be adjusting well to my house. Packaging was top notch.

  22. Gabrielle (verified owner)

  23. Hal Chambers (verified owner)

    Arrived quickly and in good condition. Very happy with the purchase and will definitely shop with Plantvine again.

  24. Michelle (verified owner)

    Arrived in great shape. Very little travel shock. Plenty of new growth. Full and healthy.

  25. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Very happy with the beautiful plants from plantvine

  26. Michelle S. (verified owner)

    Iordered 2 plants from PlantVine and when they were arrived (3 days later than FedEx stated) 1 plant was in real bad shape. I sent pictures and a email to PlantVine the next day and within a couple of hours a representative of PlantVine, Hillary called me. She was very pleasant and understanding of how the plant looked upon arrival. Without hesitation she stated a replacement would be sent out ASAP. I just received my replacement and it has lost a few leaves but is in great shape. I would buy again from this store and a big Thank You to Hillary and PlantVine for great customer service.

  27. Nicole S. (verified owner)

    Beautiful and in great condition when it arrived! I would buy again.

  28. Anonymous (verified owner)

  29. Tara M. (verified owner)

    The plant arrived well-packaged and sustained minimal damage due to distress during shipping – impressive for such a finicky plant!

  30. Anonymous (verified owner)

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Why others chose this plant.

My chameleons needed the extra humidity and they love being high in the trees, so this plant was a perfect choice.

As a gift

I needed a low light plant for my darker dining room

I bought this ficus tree to spruce up my living room, which receives lots of natural light.

I needed a natural tree for my spacious living room

Good plant at good price.

Looks nice, can handle low light!

Good reviews and customer service

Its a great beautiful tree we moved and lost one after having years

Always wanted one

looks beautiful, great size for indoor

My Chameleons

To replace an old ficus

I wanted a new plant to add to my plant family

Always wanted one

for my Chameleon cage.

It’s a gorgeous plant.

Chameleon enclosure

love weeping figs - once they get settled in extremely easy care and beautiful space fillers

To replace a 30 year old ficus that was lost

My daughter wanted one like mine ,which I had mine over 30 years.

Breathe fresh air

A gift to my husband

Plant for my classroom!

purifying air...Beautiful decor

Love the braided look and needed a plant to tolerate low light.

I have had this ficus tree for 27 years. Smuggled to 3 states, repotted only once and still growing strong.

I need to add some life into my family room

Need an air purifying plant for my apartment and I've always wanted a weeping fig.

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Got something to discuss?

Virginia Harper
2 years 5 months ago

How tall is the tree in the 7 gallon pot?

2 years 5 months ago

Hi Virginia! Our 7 Gallons are between 5 to 6 feet, which includes the pot in that height. Thanks!

2 years 2 months ago

How tall is the Large and the Extra Large?

2 years 2 months ago

Hi Sarah, our large weeping figs are 3.5-4 ft & our extra larges are 4.5-5.5 ft in height. Both heights include the nursery pot.

2 years 21 days ago

Are these genuinely the Wintergreen variety, meaning they can thrive in low light? I need to know that for sure before purchase.

2 years 21 days ago

Hi Steve, these are the wintergreen variety!

1 year 4 months ago

How tall is a medium braided ficus?

1 year 4 months ago

Our Medium is in our 6″ pot and is about 1.5-2ft in height overall that is including the pot in that height!

1 year 3 months ago

How high will the medium weeping fig tree (Large) grow to indoors? If starts around 4 ft…in 12 months? With proper care…

1 year 3 months ago

Is this tree organic?

1 year 2 months ago

No, it’s not.

1 year 2 months ago

Hi. What size pot do you recommend I plant the medium in?

1 year 2 months ago

The medium grower pots are about 6 inches so an 8 inch pot will give it room to grow.

1 year 2 months ago

If I got the medium size plant, how big would the pot that comes with it be?

1 year 1 month ago

Hi Adam,

Our medium pot is 6 inches in diameter.

1 year 1 month ago

Hi! We plan do buy an extra-large Weeping Fig. What size of the pot do you think we should look for?

10 months 9 days ago

Hi our XL is in our 12-14″ pot 14-16″ pot is ideal!

1 year 7 days ago

Is this tree suitable for placing by a north-facing window?

1 year 6 days ago

Hi Megan, you want to give your fig as much light as possible. They love bright indirect light the brighter the better!

3 days 10 hours ago

Hi Robert our large come in our 8-10″ pot!