Bonsai Trees
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Identifying my plant’s species

Zone New York | Anonymous added on January 8, 2019 | Answered

I have tried to find out what this bonsai tree's species is, but I can't exactly determine and don't want to kill my plant. If any of you know what this bonsai plant's species is, could you please help? Thanks a lot!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on January 8, 2019

It is a little difficult to tell because of the plant's condition, but the bark suggests that it is a Ficus of some kind. Most likely a subcultivar of Ficus benjamina.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/ficus/ficus-tree-care.htm

This article will help with bonsai maintenance: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/bonsai/first-bonsai.htm

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