Ficus microcarpa ginseng 'Rock fig'
Common names: Indian Laurel Fig, Rock Fig
This beautiful plant is remarkable for its thick trunk-like roots that grow above ground, giving it the appearance of a small tree. The thick bulb transforms into a delicate sprouting of emerald green leaves which you can prune to take the shape that appeals to you. This plant is an excellent option for adding some simple elegance to a desk or smaller space. Just make sure it gets plenty of light, consistent water, and plenty of humidity!
Light: Bright Filtered
Water: Occasional - Frequent
Pet Friendly: No
Care: Pruning is what makes bonsai unique. The general rule of thumb is to trim off 2 leaves for every new 6 leaves that pop up. You are welcome to prune as you please to create the shape that interests you!