Ficus bonsai photos appear in many bonsai books, with good reason.
Throughout the world, Ficus is one of the most exciting tropical plants to work with.
Novice to expert, bonsai artists can quickly establish a tree-like form for bonsai Ficus.
With experience and time these figs can become highly prized specimens.
Bonsai shown to the right and the one below were both created by Dave Bogan, Lynnville, IN.
(There are additional photos on those pages.)
There are hundreds of Ficus varieties suited to bonsai.
Most tropical bonsai collections have at least one variety, often more. Some species are well known; others we're not even sure of the scientific names.
Do you have one (or more of these) tropical beauties?
Please share them with us!
If you're ready, please write at least 250 words - you will have a full page on this site!
Be sure to give the size (sometimes it's hard to tell in photos). Also, tell us about the container.
Let us know how long you've had your tree and where you got it. What did it look like when you started working on it?
Do you have a future plan for the tree? We would like to know that too.
If you don't live in the tropics, please tell us about your specific winter care.
Anything else you'd like to share will be welcome. And don't forget to give your name and where you live.
Not Ready to Share?
on the links at the bottom of this page see photos and stories
submitted by other visitors to this site. There you can make comments
and rate the submissions!
This is the place to tell us about your favorite Ficus ... type, size, species, age etc. Once you've told your story (it's easy to do), then add the picture(s).
Click on the links below to see more photos and comments. They were submitted by other visitors to this site.
Ficus Retusa from 2000 until 2010
On a beautiful fall day in the year 2000, the late dear friend, Ron Martin drove from his home in South Carolina to southern NJ on his way to Connecticut. …
Ficus Bonsai on a Slab
The Bonsai Society of Miami often invites me to critique the annual bonsai exhibit. I prefer to call it a "walk through". This Ficus on a …
A Treasure Nerifolia Ficus Not rated yet
My son and I attended a Bonsai convention in 1993 in Orlando. Jim Smith was giving a class for children on Bonsai. We later returned with a twig of …
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