Ficus Trees
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Benjamin ficus tree

Zone 15613 | Anonymous added on May 26, 2018 | Answered

My ficus tree has lost all its leaves, is there still life in it or is it a goner?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 26, 2018

Do the branches bend or snap off and break?
You can scratch the bark and see if it is still alive.

If the branches and trunk are still alive, a Ficus can recover from leaf loss.

These links have more information on the care needed.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tree-scratch-test.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-tree-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-losing-leaves.htm

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