Ginseng ficus is one variety of this large group of fig trees. Native to southeast Asia, the ginseng ficus is also called banyan fig, Taiwan ficus, and laurel fig. It is most striking in appearance because it grows thick roots that stay exposed above the surface of the ground.
Light: Bright, indirect light. Near a West or East facing window is ideal. Keep out of direct afternoon sunlight, can tolerate a few hours of morning or evening sun.
Water: Water when top 2 inches of the soil have dried
Biological name: Ficus retusa
Size: Comes in a 5" nursery pot