Ficus religiosa or Sacred Fig Tree

Max Height: 16m

Spread: 16m

Origin: Himalayas, S.W. China, N. Thailand, Vietnam

Family: Moraceae

Common Name: Bo Tree, Peepul, Sacred Fig

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

Sun Tolerance: High

Wind Tolerance: Medium

Water Requirement: Low

PH Level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: High

Disease Tolerance: High

Growth Rate: Fast

Fragrance: No



Ficus religiosa

Ficus religiosa is a large tree, or taller strangling climber, with wide-spreading branches, semi- or fully deciduous in monsoon climates, and broadly ovate, glossy, leathery, dark green leaves, 12-18cm long, with unusual tail-like tips. Bears pairs of rounded, flat-topped green figs, to 1.5cm across, ripening to purple with red dots.


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Dimensions1.5 cm