name: Ficus "Monique"
Latin name: Ficus benjamina 'Monique'
to: Man made hybrid From the "Ficus of the Future" line.
Growth habit: An upright spreading tree.
Temps: Normal indoor temps. Avoid cold drafts.
Humidity: Not critical.
Pests: Watch for scale.
14" Braided Ficus Monique
information: Perhaps you've never heard of "Ficus
of the Future". They're are a new line of hybrid Ficus that
were recently introduced. They retain their foliage much better
that the old Ficus benjamina. Some members of this family include;
Ficus Amstel King, Amstel Mini, Midnight and Monique to name a
Place your Ficus tree where it will received direct sunshine
for at least one half day. If your plant is near a wall... rotate
the plant weekly. Check for water weekly allowing the top inch or
two of soil to dry to the touch. Water thoroughly all the way
around the pot with tepid water. Feed bi-monthly. Ficus are
available from small starter plants to 20 foot plus specimens.
Propagation is prohibited on this patented plant.