Ficus microcarpa, also known as Ficus ginseng or Green Island, is a popular indoor plant belonging to the Moraceae family. Native to Southeast Asia, this plant is appreciated for its lush foliage and elegant appearance.

Size : 3 gallons

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Key Features

Ficus microcarpa is characterized by the following elements:

  • Lush Foliage: Its leaves are green, glossy, and slightly wavy, creating a dense and attractive look.
  • Aerial Roots: This plant often develops interesting aerial roots that add to its charm.
  • Easy Maintenance: Ficus microcarpa is an easy-to-care-for indoor plant, making it a popular choice for indoor gardening beginners.

Growth Conditions

To successfully grow Ficus microcarpa as an indoor plant, consider the following conditions:

  • Location: Place it in a bright spot, shielded from direct sunlight. It tolerates low-light conditions but prefers bright indirect light.
  • Watering: Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings. It's important not to overwater to prevent root rot.
  • Humidity: This plant appreciates ambient humidity. You can increase humidity around the plant by using a water tray or a humidifier.


Ficus microcarpa is used in several ways indoors:

  • Indoor Plant: It is popular as an indoor plant for its beauty and ease of maintenance.
  • Bonsai Plant: Some cultivate Ficus microcarpa as a bonsai by training its roots and silhouette for a miniature look.
  • Interior Decoration: This plant can serve as an interior decoration element, bringing a touch of nature to any room.

Ficus microcarpa is a versatile plant that adds life and greenery to your indoor space.


Data sheet

Botanic name
Régions tropicales
Ensoleillée ou mi-ombragée
Hauteur à maturité
Isolé, massif, haie, bord de mer, terrasses et balcons

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