Banyan Tree - Knowledgebase Question

Charlotte, NC
Question by dlmiller9
November 15, 1998
In what regions would one be able to grow a Banyan tree. I saw one at Cypress Gardens in Florida and was curious abot growing one in North Carolina.


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Answer from NGA
November 15, 1998

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The Banyan tree is Ficus indica, also known as the East Indian Fig tree. It grows best in USDA zone 10, where the average winter low temperatures are 30F - 40F degrees. Your region may be a little too cold for the Banyan, but if you have a protected place, you might give it a try.

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