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Ficus Benjamina Standard

Regular price $48.99
Sale price $48.99

Plant Description:

Enhance your space with the timeless beauty of the Ficus Benjamina Standard from Lakewood Plant Company, a classic and elegant addition to any environment. Originating from Southeast Asia and Australia, this Ficus Benjamina captivates with its graceful weeping branches and glossy green foliage. Whether showcased in homes, offices, or traditional interiors, it's not just a plant; it's a symbol of sophistication and enduring charm.

Classic Elegance:

Experience the timeless elegance of the Ficus Benjamina Standard, a versatile plant that complements a wide range of interior styles. From formal spaces to casual settings, its sculptural form and lush foliage add a touch of classic beauty to any room.

Care Tips for a Happy Ficus Benjamina Standard:

  • Adaptable Growth: Flourishes as a standard tree form, with a single trunk and a rounded crown, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Its graceful branches create visual appeal and add height to any setting.
  • Light Requirements: Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, which may cause leaf burn.
  • Watering Needs: Keep the soil evenly moist, but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry, and ensure adequate drainage to prevent root rot.

Ficus Benjamina Standard Well-Being Signals:

  • Yellowing Leaves: Indicates overwatering, underwatering, or stress; adjust watering habits accordingly.
  • Leaf Drop: Common response to changes in environment or stress; maintain consistent care to minimize leaf drop.
  • Slow Growth: Normal for Ficus Benjamina Standard, as it takes its time to establish and grow into its classic form.

Pet Friendliness:

Create a pet-friendly environment with the Ficus Benjamina Standard, which is non-toxic to pets and safe for households with animals.

Common Pests and Problems:

While generally resistant to pests and diseases, keep an eye out for spider mites and scale insects. Treat promptly with insecticidal soap if infestation occurs.


Is the Ficus Benjamina Standard easy to care for?

Yes, the Ficus Benjamina Standard is known for its low-maintenance nature, making it suitable for both beginner and experienced indoor gardeners.

How tall can the Ficus Benjamina Standard grow?

Ficus Benjamina Standard can reach heights of up to 6 to 10 feet indoors, adding vertical interest and a touch of elegance to your space.

Can I prune my Ficus Benjamina Standard?

Yes, occasional pruning can help maintain its shape and remove any dead or damaged foliage, promoting healthy growth and enhancing its classic appearance.

Shipping & Handling Options

Free Pickup:

  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Select "Free Pickup" at checkout.
  • Receive a notification for plant pickup at our Lakewood shop.

Local Delivery:

  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
  • Choose your zone during checkout.
  • Prompt and secure delivery to your specified address.

Nationwide Shipping:

  • Coming soon

Important Notes:

  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
  • Delivery times vary by method and location.
  • Contact for shipping inquiries.

14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

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