Ficus Amplissima, Ficus Indica Willd, Ficus Tsiela Roxb, Piper, Pipali



Large spreading tree over 10 meters; deciduous; smooth bark; thornless.

A large, glabrous tree. Leaves are alternate, ovate, apiculate-acuminate coriaceous, the upper surface dotted with minute raised spots, base narrowed, 3-nerved, petiole with a gland at the apex on the underside. The inflorescence is Hypanthodium globose, sessile. Fruit is achene ovoid reniform.

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Common Name Piper, Pipali
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 15 m
Bloom Time November to January
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Cold drafts from windows or doors will harm them, so make sure to place them somewhere where drafts will not be an issue.

Losing its leaves is the most common problem with ficus plants.

Ficus tree shows a standard reaction to stress is Leaf drop, whether it is from any of the following: Underwatering or overwatering, Low humidity, Too little light, Relocation or repotting, Drafts, Range in temperature (too hot or cold).

If your Ficus is losing its leaves, go through the checklist of proper ficus tree care and correct anything that you find wrong.
Ficus Amplissima Care
Can be planted in the sun, although can tolerate the half shade; aftercare till establishment is helpful if the situation allows; reasonable soil required. Grow well in moist and dry deciduous forests

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Moderately
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer Fertilize once a month in the spring and summer and once every two months in the fall and winter from any organic fertilizer.

Ficus Amplissima Special Feature
Ficus amplissima is an evergreen tree with a widely spreading crown. It often starts life as an epiphyte in the branch of a tree and can eventually send down aerial roots that, once they reach the ground, provide extra nutrients that help the plant grow more vigorously.
Ficus Amplissima Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • 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
  • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
  • It generally keeps indoor in a living room and in the terrace area


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