Sacred Fig

Ficus religiosa

Ficus religiosa By Bpilgrim [CC BY-SA 2.5] (Photo Credits)

Considered sacred by followers of Hinduism, and Buddhism, this tree is all about enlightenment, wisdom and the peaceful road of life and is a place to meditate. The sacred fig is a large strangler fig with extensive aerial roots. Thrives in hot, humid climates, it prefers full sun and well drained soil. It can also be grown as an attractive pot plant or bonsai.
Other Names: bodhi tree, pippala tree, peepul tree, peepal tree, ashwattha tree, Bo Tree

$14.90 ($4.90-$14.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Sacred Fig

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

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Amaninder Sharma
5months ago

Prospect, SA

Sacred Fig

We need this tree to plant in our garden

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