Ficus Ginseng


If you’ve ever thought about getting into the world of Bonsai, the Ficus Ginseng is a great place to start. This popular, beginner-friendly tree is quite easy to care for compared to other Bonsai. With its fun and dramatically shaped trunk surrounded by green, glossy leaves, this impressive plant will make a statement in your home. Keep it in a humid environment with bright, indirect light, and prune it occasionally with a pair of plant snips to keep its compact shape.

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    Plant Snips


    These high-quality, stainless steel Plant Snips will prune, trim, and harvest with ease! This versatile tool is great for use on indoor and outdoor plants. These snips work well for plants with medium-sized stems, such as philodendrons, pothos, tradescantias, and sansevierias. Wipe the blades with rubbing alcohol between each snip to avoid spreading any bacteria between plants.


Details & Care


SM—15”-20” tall (including recycled plastic Ecopot) Size Guide


Easy—Relatively low maintenance


Partial/Bright Indirect

Pet Friendly

No—Toxic and not pet-friendly

Air Cleaner

Yes—Releases oxygen and absorbs pollutants

What's Included
  • Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil
    • Plant size: 15”-20” tall (including pot)
  • Ecopots pot and saucer
    • Pot size: 6.3″ in diameter, 5” tall
    • Saucer size: 6″ in diameter
  • All the tips and tricks for expert-level care

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The Ficus Ginseng is a stately tropical tree with a compact nature. This plant is quite popular among Bonsai enthusiasts for its ease of care. With a unique, bulbous trunk surrounded by a condensed canopy of green leaves, this plant will surely stand out in any space. Prune the tree back occasionally to keep its dense shape and encourage new growth.

The Ficus Ginseng is native to the tropics and subtropics of Southern Asia and Australia. It prefers warm temperatures, bright indirect light, and high humidity. This plant is fairly low maintenance and is forgiving if you forget to water it occasionally, making it a great option for a houseplant.

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Botanical Name

Ficus microcarpa ‘Ginseng’

Common Name(s)

Chinese Banyan, Malayan Banyan, Indian Laurel, Curtain Fig, Gajumaru, Ginseng Ficus Bonsai