Ficus altissima is the cool new plant on the scene. Growing upwards of six feet indoors, this cousin of the Rubber Tree is a striking plant in any space.
Light: Ficus altissima does best in bright, indirect light. Keep out of direct light as leaves will burn.
Water: Soil should be allowed to dry about halfway before watering. If soil is allowed to stay too moist Ficus altissima may drop leaves.
Botanical name: Ficus altissima
Common name: council tree, lofty fig
Note**In the wild Ficus altissima can grow to almost 100 feet!