$11.95. This period will last up to several weeks and will from berries if pollination is successful. The Ficus Audrey has a few alternative names like the Strangler fig and the Indian Banyan Tree. Fertilize the plant at the start of its growing season using slow-release pellets. Watering: Water every 10 to 14 days. Your email address will not be published. The Audrey is sold in a 14, 17 and 21 inch pot with heights ranging from 5.5 - 10 feet tall. Ficus Audrey, or Ficus benghalensis, is a fantastic newer houseplant to the scene and also an amazing alternative if you are frustrated with the very intolerant and often finicky Fiddle Leaf Fig! The Benghalensis requires fertile soil with plenty of drainage holes when being grown in a pot. This particular Ficus Tree is a beautiful addition to any home. Typically this plant starts its life as an epiphyte as it grows in another tree’s branch. While excess water is not suitable for this plant, it easily bounces back to health. Ficus benghalensis or Audrey ficus is been called "the next fiddle leaf fig" by many plant influencers. In the wild this tree will grow up to 10 meters tall and several meters wide. Place the cuttings in a rooting mixture, and the roots will start developing after a few weeks. This tree is native to Pakistan and India, and its leaves have a fuzzy surface. To maintain its shape and size, prune the plant during the winter season when its growth is slow. Before watering, check the soil for its moisture level. This week, Hilton Carter gives us all the deets on how to care for a new plant obsession of his, the ficus audrey. The plant care for the Audrey is far easier to maintain and care for in comparison to other trees. Similar to most Ficus trees, the Ficus Audrey prefers a spot where it will receive plenty of bright, indirect light. Ficus Alii PlantBotanical Name: Ficus binnendiijkii ‘Alii.’ Other Names: Amstel King, Ficus Amstel, … Unfortunately, all Ficus are highly unlikely to flower if grown domestically, due to the incorrect environmental conditions found in a typical home. Ficus benghalensis Audrey is an ornamental indoor house plant. As it starts growing, the aerial roots are sent down to the ground, which quickly forms roots. Medium, Indirect. Ficus plants don’t tolerate prolonged periods of low lights or direct sun. Audrey has a light colored trunk with velvet green leaves and pale leaf veins running through the leaves. Include at least half an inch of stem above and below the leaf. GET THE GREEN: Ficus Audrey, a.k.a Ficus Benghalensis, is the national tree of India and goes by many names like Banyan Tree and Bengal Fig. In its natural habitat its canopy can cover a lot of ground and provide great shade in its warm climate. They keep saying I’m ‘the next Fiddle-Leaf Fig’, but I don’t know about that. Ficus benghalensis audrey Product number : 4FIBA3T27. The propagation of the Audrey Ficus is done using tip cuttings and seeds. Utilize high-quality potting soil when repotting. The ideal potting mix for this plant is soil-based as it provides the plant with the right nutrients it needs for optimal growth. You cannot eat 100% vegan without any health complications. Don't use leaf shine, it can damage the leaves, you still should wipe the leaves clean but just use water with a tiny bit of dish soap. Place in very bright, indirect light. We always strive to ensure that all plants are in conditions the one pictured however the shape and lo This evergreen tree is known as the strangling fig and belongs to the family Moraceae. This plant prefers a humid environment, so mist its leaves regularly or add a pebble tray with water at the bottom of the pot of the floor plant. For optimal growth, the temperature should be above 70° degrees Fahrenheit (21° C). Neem oil is a good control option. Each plant me As a houseplant, Ficus Audrey looks like a cross between a fiddle leaf fig and a rubber tree, with large, oblong, deep green leaves with a bit of a fuzzy texture. Ficus benghalensis, perhaps better known by the common name Ficus Audrey, is a gorgeous specimen tree well suited to those with a modern, minimal aesthetic. Watering schedule may vary upon size of the pot. Soil: We recommend Fox Farms Happy Frog general purpose potting mix for most Ficus species. These beautiful Ficus trees make great indoor plants for high light areas. This product has no reviews yet. The Ficus plants might face issues with thrips, root-knot nematodes, spider mites especially during winter, scale insects, and mealybugs. Audrey Indian Banyon Fig Tree - Ficus benghalensis - Easy to Grow - 6" Pot 1 offer from $45.00. The Indians plant this tree for religious purposes as the Benghalensis Ficus is considered sacred. Ficus benghalensis produces propagating roots which grow downwards as aerial roots. Ficus benghalensis . Ficus Audrey Plants for Sale Online. If the soil is not moist under the surface, then water the plant. It is also grown along roadsides, and in large gardens and parks to provide shade. It is essential to ensure the temperature stays above 60° degrees Fahrenheit (15° C). Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Ficus benghalensis Audrey has large, thick, oval shaped, leathery leaves similar to those of Ficus elastica. All orders ship FREE to the lower 48 United States. Its cousins are the popular Ficus benjamina (Benjamin tree), Ficus elastica varieties, and Ficus pandurata (fiddle leaf fig). Fertilize the plant at the start of its growing season using slow-release pellets. Therefore, pick a spot where it receives indirect light, like near an east-facing window. Its large leaves are similar to that of a rubber plant, with pale green veins that contrast beautifully against the emerald green tone of the leaf.. Prominent, pale pink-green veins stand out against the glossy richness of the leaf color. Your email address will not be published. We'll respect your privacy and unsubscribe at any time. This evergreen tree is known as the strangling fig and belongs to the family Moraceae. Utilize high-quality potting soil and a pot with drainage holes when repotting. When this plant is healthy, it quickly outgrows any pot and even the house. It can take up an entire corner of an apartment or office building. It is the national tree of India, where it is commonly referred to as the banyan tree. The roots start becoming more vigorous and thicker rapidly. I just want to be Audrey. Botanical Name — Ficus benghalensis Common Name — Ficus ‘Audrey’, banyan, banyan fig, Indian banyan Plant Family — Moraceae Background Ficus benghalensis is a canopy tree native to India and Pakistan. Moreover, the plant might experience Southern blight, twig dieback, crown gall, and leaf spots due to bacterial and fungal problems. See more ideas about ficus, plants, indoor plants. An east-facing window typically works best as the afternoon sun from a south or west facing window can be too strong. LIMITED-Assortment of sizes-Ficus Benghalensis 'Audrey' Bengal Fig in a 6" (READ full description) Aubrey Husain May 19, 2020 Purchased a ficus Audrey, super hard to find! Beautiful! Repotting annually is recommended to slow down its growth and maintain a manageable size of the plant. Once these roots reach the ground they grow into woody trunks. Not yet a very well known type of fig tree, The Audrey Ficus Tree is quickly growing in popularity. By entering your email address you agree to receive a daily email newsletter from Plant Care Today. All that pressure ain’t gonna have me looking better than I already do. Bright light to even a few hours of direct sunlight. 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