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Approximately 200.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ficus benghalensis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - tree
ORANGE-RED paired figs (pot - conservatory plant whilst young)
lvs. -25x17cm., BRONZE juv., large v. spreading tree, aerial roots - buttresses
|Height, in meters: 30
Height, in feet: 99.00
|Ficus benghalensis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Ficus benghalensis:
Common names for Ficus benghalensis:
|Banyan, Banyan Fig, Banyan Tree, Banyanbaum, Banyantree, Bengal Inciri Agaci, East Indian figtree, East Indian Figtree, Figuier Des Pagodes, Indian Banyan, Indian banyan, Vata,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|8||: World Classic Tree Seed List|
|11||: Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|699||: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs|
|946||: Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes|
|This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Ficus benghalensis seeds will usually germinate in 15-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Ficus benghalensis seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)