The Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’ is an evergreen member of the Ficus family and it’s one of the most popular house trees available.
Somewhere between bush, shrub and tree, I have delicate branches with small, drooping leaves. My leaves are a rich green, with lighter green shading round the edges.
Growing pot size: 12cm diameter, 10cm height.
Overall plant height including growing pot: 5-10cm
Toxicity: Keep away from nibbly pets and curious children
Key Benefits of the Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’
Purifying and Humidifying
Kinky is a fantastic air purifier, clearing many common household toxins out of the air such as benzene and formaldehyde, both found in everyday items such as sofa upholstery and wallpaper.
Weeping Figs are natives of humid environments, the more humid it gets, the more humidity it releases to the air helping relieve respiratory complaints and skin sensitivity.
Plant Care Tips: Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’
Keep in a bright spot away from direct sun, and it will thrive. Be careful not to overwater it or the roots can drown. Only water it when the soil is dry.
Kinky likes humidity so, it will appreciate a mist once in a while. Prune it if you want to keep its shape.
The Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’ Story
The Weeping fig has been given its name due to its ‘weeping habit’ and it is also known as the Ficus Tree and Benjamin Tree.
Where is it from?
Native to Asia and Australia.
Who is the Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’?
Weeping Figs are the type of plant that, in its native environment gets its needed water supply not just from rainwater but also from atmospheric humidity.
Good For You!
Feel good! This amazing plant is good for you in many ways! It purifies and humidifies the air, improves your surroundings as an ornamental plant and helps you connect with nature!
Is The Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’ The Right Plant For Me?
A great choice for a modern home. Its leaves are not as large as its close relative, the Rubber plant, and it's much more tree-like!
It’s also very adaptable when it comes to light, soil and climate. You’ll enjoy it for a long time!
How tall does it grow? The natural Ficus benjamina can grow up to 20m tall in the wild, but as a house plant this Ficus will reach a maximum of up to 80cm tall.
Fact: I am a true long-life indoor plant: it'll be 10 years until I reach maturity.
One of the most popular trees around and perfect for the modern home! Get your Weeping Fig ‘Kinky’ today!