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Ficus benjamina ‘Wintergreen’, Weeping Fig

(198 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.

Braided
Tree
Arrives in 3 - 7 days.
Ships December 3rd - December 10th.
$ 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.

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

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

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.

Repotting:
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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Recently Shipped Ficus benjamina 'Wintergreen', Weeping Fig

Description

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

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a, 9b

198 reviews for Ficus benjamina ‘Wintergreen’, Weeping Fig

  1. Emily (verified owner)

    So happy with my little tree. It was just as pictured when it arrived and is slowly adapting to its new home. Already planning my next purchase!

  2. Paula P. (verified owner)

    The process of buying my tree on-line was quick and easy. Not only that but my tree was delivered within a week or so. I’ve never bought a tree on-line but plan to again in the future with PlantVine. I’m enjoying my Ficus tree and can’t wait to watch it spread out and grow. Thank you for your service.

  3. Steve Madison (verified owner)

    Expected the tree to be bigger. In the marketing picture the tree was as tall as the girl (even if she was only 5’ that would have been OK). My tree (XL) is only 4’3”.

  4. Lisa (verified owner)

    Love my tree… hopefully it likes its new home …it came perfectly wrapped can’t wait to watch it grow

  5. Nancy D. (verified owner)

    So far, so good… had it for a couple days…. the plant’s leaves are still a little “squished” together from shipping – I assume it will spread out … also hoping it doesn’t drop too many leaves…

  6. Dawn S. (verified owner)

    Beautiful tree! It was a gift and the person was so happy with it and so was I dor the price!

  7. Nancy H. (verified owner)

    Our ficus seems to like its new home just fine and leaf drop thus far has been minimal. It was well packaged and very healthy. Thanks for the great attention you gave the order.

  8. Anonymous (verified owner)

  9. Jacqueline (verified owner)

    The plant came perfectly wrapped and looks good. Very minimal leaf drop since arrival. I am very pleased.

  10. Catherine Moon (verified owner)

    Beautiful plant. Can’t wait to watch it grow!!

  11. Anonymous (verified owner)

    It’s much smaller than anticipated. The pictures showing the size are misleading.

  12. Mary ann (verified owner)

    I am so pleased with the weeping fig tree. Is in great condition. Packing was excellent. I couldn’t be happier!

  13. Toni H. (verified owner)

    It arrived in perfect condition-looks just like the photo. Beautiful!

  14. Claire (verified owner)

    My tree was delivered right on time. It looked great out of the box. No problems at all so far.

  15. Mary M. (verified owner)

    Great plants. Great communication and customer service. Thank you.

  16. Julia B. (verified owner)

    Happy and healthy

  17. MITZI LUCERO (verified owner)

  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Could not be happier with the plant and the prompt delivery.

  19. Renuka E. (verified owner)

  20. Sarah (verified owner)

    My plant is beautiful! It is my third plant purchase from PlantVine and I can’t wait to buy more!

  21. Chris-Ann Lederer (verified owner)

    Came in a timely manner and is wonderful

  22. Ahmmed Hasan (verified owner)

    The plant came in great shape. Love it!

  23. Eric (verified owner)

  24. Nicole Lubaway (verified owner)

  25. Tim B. (verified owner)

    Great Quality – Very Happy!!

  26. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I hate leaving a negative review, but my plant arrived 2 weeks ago and is almost bald! I would suggest not ordering during the extreme hot weather. When the tree arrived the soil was completely dry. I really don’t think it’s going to make it. I’m sure it was beautiful when it was shipped, but it looked very sad upon arrival. I’m trying to figure out a solution with customer service.

  27. Morgan (verified owner)

    Still dropping leaves

  28. Jean Jacobson (verified owner)

    it is loosing leaves

  29. Linda (verified owner)

    I’m sad, i got it on Thursday and this ficus is really in danger of dying right now (it’s Tuesday) leaves are curling and falling off in droves (more than just plant moving trauma)

  30. Randolph Phillip Dale (verified owner)

    The Ficus Benjamina plant has arrived and I’m thrilled! As the accompanying information made clear, there may very well be a loss of leaves during and after the shipping. There was indeed. The plant looks somewhat worse for the wear. I made sure to complete all the recommended steps. Now it’s just a waiting game. I’ll be sure to keep a close eye on the plant. Thanks for communicating what to expect and what to do.

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Why others chose the Ficus benjamina ‘Wintergreen’, Weeping Fig

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

I wanted a new plant to add to my plant family

To replace an old ficus

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

Lisaggonzales@yahoo.com

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

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Guest
Virginia Harper
2 years 10 months ago

How tall is the tree in the 7 gallon pot?

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Haley
2 years 10 months ago

Hi Virginia! Our 7 Gallons are between 4 to 5.5 feet, which includes the pot in that height. Thanks!

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Sarah
2 years 6 months ago

How tall is the Large and the Extra Large?

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Haley
2 years 6 months ago

Hi Sarah, our large weeping figs are 2.5-3 ft & our extra larges are 4-5.5 ft in height. Both heights include the nursery pot.

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Steve
2 years 5 months ago

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

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Haley
2 years 5 months ago

Hi Steve, these are the wintergreen variety!

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jenny
1 year 8 months ago

How tall is a medium braided ficus?

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Hillary
1 year 8 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!

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Anthony
1 year 8 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…

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Mumu
1 year 7 months ago

Is this tree organic?

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user
1 year 6 months ago

No, it’s not.

Guest
LC
1 year 6 months ago

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

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user
1 year 6 months ago

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

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Adam
1 year 6 months ago

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

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Haley
1 year 6 months ago

Hi Adam,

Our medium pot is 6 inches in diameter.

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Aleks
1 year 5 months ago

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

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Hillary
1 year 2 months ago

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

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megan
1 year 4 months ago

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

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Hillary
1 year 4 months ago

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

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Hillary
4 months 14 days ago

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

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Terri
2 months 23 days ago

How long does shipping take to southern Indiana? I have a full schedule coming up.

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Hillary
1 month 2 days ago

Hi Terri
We typically ship out 5-7 business days from the date of purchase. The shipping time to Indiana takes 3 days, we use Fedez as the main carrier.

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christina
1 month 20 days ago

Does this tree bear fruit? I’m planning on keeping it indoors, what happens to the figs…rot?

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Hillary
1 month 2 days ago

Hi Christina

Ficus benjamina wintergreen are elegant houseplants grown as an indoor tree with shiny green leaves that clean air indoors.
Indoor weeping figs will not produce fruit because the tree must be outdoors and pollinated by bees to grow figs/fruits.