Ficus Lipstick Indian Maple
Ficus Lipstick Indian Maple or Ficus coincinna is a Rare bonsai plant species, Magnificent root structure, Artistic trunk and bark. New Leaves are blood red in colour-which gives this plant species the name i.e. Lipstick ficus. It is a relatively low-maintenance plant, but it does require regular watering and occasional fertilization to thrive.
Ficus “Lipstick” is a popular cultivar of the Ficus benjamina tree, also known as the weeping fig. It is named for its distinctive red-coloured new growth that appears at the tips of its branches, which gives the plant the appearance of wearing lipstick.
Indian Maple why it is called?
Ficus lipstick is also called Indian Maple bonsai tree because of its nature. This tree shows variations in colour leaves colouration during the whole of the Year.
(1) The new leaves of the bonsai are blood red hence it is also called ficus lipstick.
(2) Then the leaves turn light green and stay for 2-3 months, in this very colour.
(3) Then after 3 Months, the leaves are dark green.
(4) Leaves turn yellow during the fall period.
The Ficus benjamina tree is native to Southeast Asia and is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in many parts of the world. It is a popular indoor plant because it is relatively easy to care for and can adapt to a variety of light conditions, although it prefers bright, indirect light.
The tree can grow up to 30 feet tall in its natural habitat, but can also be kept as a small indoor plant by regular pruning.
Ficus “Lipstick” is a smaller cultivar of the Ficus benjamina tree, typically growing up to 6 feet tall in a container. It is a relatively low-maintenance plant, but it does require regular watering and occasional fertilization to thrive.
Like other ficus plants, it is susceptible to some pests and diseases, such as scale insects and leaf drops, which can be controlled through proper care and maintenance.
Believed to repulse negative energies and attracts cheers, colour, positive vibes and energies to the possessor.
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