Tigerbark Ficus Bonsai Tree
This Tigerbark Ficus Bonsai Tree is potted in a teal oval traditional Bonsai pot with drainage holes. It measures 3 1/4" x 4" x 2" tall. The tree is 6" tall from the soil line and the leaves span 7" from side to side. It is top-dressed with brown river rock. This tigerbark is a a great starter Bonsai tree for someone interested in learning the art of Bonsai.
The Tigerbark Ficus is also known as a Ficus Retusa or Golden Gate Bonsai Tree. It gets the name tigerbark due to the grey to reddish bark dotted with small, horizontal flecks, similar to tiger-like markings. The oval leaves are small dark green and alternate up the stem. It is one of the most tolerant, versatile and trouble-free bonsai trees for indoor use. It grows fast and lends to pruning more often. A great tree for the Bonsai art enthusiast.