benjamina

  1. M

    Big Benjamina Freebie

    I lucked into a big Ficus Benjamina. I know the hurdles and shortcomings of using these for bonsai, so please spare me the lecture... :) This one came from a friend who dearly loves the tree, but isn't able to keep it any longer. Thank goodness my wife is forgiving, the tree is huge. Nearly...
  2. Boise_Guy

    Ficus Benjamina Chop

    I got this 20 year old Ficus off Craigslist about 3 months ago and have acclimated it to my house in this SE corner where it gets good light from windows. It was repotted 3 weeks ago in pine bark (organic), cinder (inorganic rock), sand mix (40/50/10% respectively). Its doing okay now after...
  3. aframe

    F. BENJAMINA: BANYAN BEGININGS

    Here's the start of a Banyan Style. Branch selection after winter.
  4. Ficus, trunk merger

    Ficus, trunk merger

    This tree grouping was bought at a hardware store and wrapped with hopes of merging the individual trunks into a single unit.