The Ficus genus belongs to the family of mulberry plants or Moraceae, and it’s the most popular indoor tree species for Bonsai beginners. They can be found on every continent in the tropic regions and are very suitable for indoor Bonsai.
The ficus is an indoor tree that does not endure frosty conditions. It can be kept outside in the summer as long as temperatures are above 60°F (15°C). It requires a lot of light, preferably full sunlight, so be sure not to place it in a shady location. The temperature should be kept relatively constant. Figs can endure low humidity due to their thick, waxy leaves, but they prefer higher humidity and need extremely high humidity to develop aerial roots.
Ficus retusa bonsai is one of the strongest trees and suitable for bonsai enthusiasts. It is highly appreciated for its great resistance and adaptability. It is a tree with bright and robust leaves, with very striking trunks. In addition, the emission of aerial roots gives it a special character. Through these aerial roots, in nature, Ficus spread their branches and occupy a huge area of land.