Ficus Trees - Knowledgebase Question

Indian Rocks Beach, Fl
Question by cin_m14011
January 18, 2010
I live near the beach in Fl and have a ficus tree that is in a container. We had unusally cold weather and the ficus lost a lot of leaves. Is this normal? Are ficus deciduous?

Answer from NGA
January 18, 2010


Ficus are evergreen but they aren't too fond of cold weather so I think what you are seeing is normal. Wait until the weather warms up to see if any extensive damage has been done. If you, you can safely prune away the affected branches and your ficus will fill out again. Good luck with your ficus!

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