Ficus trees can maintain their tree-like shape regardless of their size, so this makes them ideal for bonsais or for massive houseplants in large spaces.
Ficus trees are a common plant in the home and office, mainly because they look like a typical tree with a single trunk and a spreading canopy. Very large, deciduous, spreading tree, often reaching a height of 12 meters. Leaves alternate, curvaceous upper surface glabrous when mature.
Small-sized trees or shrubs, common plants in the home and office, mainly due to the fact that they look like a typical tree with a single trunk and a spreading canopy.
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Ficus is a pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs, and vines occupying a wide variety of ecological niches; most are evergreen, but some deciduous species are endemic to areas outside of the tropics and to higher elevations. Fig species are characterized by their unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome.
The always popular ficus tree is a member of the fig family and perfect for caring for as a houseplant. There are several varieties of this plant that are grown as houseplants. Ficus plants range from large trees to woody shrubs to trailing vines. The ficus comes in many shapes and sizes that make this a popular focal point in your home. Ficus, a group of about 900 species of trees, shrubs, and vines, commonly called figs. Native primarily to tropical areas of East Asia, they are distributed throughout the tropics of world. Many are tall forest trees that are buttressed by great spreading roots; others are planted as ornamentals. The triangular leaf has irregular yellowish-white edges, with shades of green sections in the center.
The group of succulents known as Stapelias originates in southern and southwest Africa. They belong to the milkweed family, Asclepiadaceae.
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The star-shaped flowers are most unusual and attractive, and in some varieties are sweetly scented. However, the flowers of Stapelia variegata have an unpleasant, although not overpowering, odor. The odor is similar to that of rotting meat and attracts the blowflies which pollinate the flowers.