Benjamina Golden Ficus Sapling Plant

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Benjamina Golden

Ficus Plant

About Golden Ficus Plant 

Ficus benjamina Golden is a cultivar of the popular indoor plant species Ficus benjamina, commonly known as the weeping fig or golden fig. It is a member of the Moraceae family and is native to Southeast Asia and Australia. Ficus benjamina Golden is highly regarded for its attractive foliage, which features glossy, variegated leaves with green and yellow hues.

Here are some key features and characteristics of Ficus benjamina Golden:


  • The plant typically has a slender, bushy growth habit with drooping branches, which gives it a weeping appearance.

  • The leaves are small, oval-shaped, and pointed, measuring around 2-5 inches in length.

  • They have a glossy texture and display a beautiful combination of green and yellow colors, with the yellow variegation occurring along the edges or in the center of the leaf.

Light requirements:

  • Ficus benjamina Golden prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some degree of shade but thrives best in well-lit areas.

  • The plant should be placed close to a window that receives filtered sunlight.

  • Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it may scorch the leaves.

Temperature and humidity:

  • This plant prefers warm temperatures ranging from 60 to 75°F (15-24°C).

  • It is sensitive to cold drafts, so it's important to keep it away from chilly windows or areas with fluctuating temperatures.

  • Ficus benjamina Golden appreciates moderate humidity, but it can adapt to normal household humidity levels.

Watering and soil:

  • It's important to water the plant when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch.

  • Avoid overwatering or allowing the plant to sit in standing water, as it can lead to root rot.

  • Well-draining potting soil is recommended to prevent waterlogging.

Pruning and maintenance:

  • Regular pruning helps maintain the shape and size of the plant.

  • Ficus benjamina Golden can be prone to leaf drop when subjected to environmental changes, so try to maintain consistent conditions.

  • Additionally, wiping the leaves occasionally with a damp cloth helps keep them clean and free from dust.


  • Ficus benjamina Golden contains a sap that can be irritating to the skin and is mildly toxic if ingested by humans or pets.

  • It's advisable to keep it out of reach of children and animals.

Ficus benjamina Golden is a popular choice for indoor gardens, offices, and other indoor spaces due to its attractive foliage and relatively easy care requirements. With proper attention to light, water, and temperature, this plant can thrive and bring a touch of beauty to your living or working environment.


How To Grow Benjamina Golden Ficus Plant


Growing Ficus benjamina 'Golden' plants is similar to growing other varieties of Ficus benjamina.


Here are some guidelines to help you successfully grow and care for your Ficus benjamina 'Golden' plant:

Light Requirements:

  • Place your Ficus benjamina 'Golden' plant in a bright location with indirect sunlight.

  • It can tolerate some shade, but too little light may cause the leaves to lose their golden color.

Temperature and Humidity:

  • Ficus benjamina 'Golden' prefers moderate temperatures ranging between 60°F (15°C) and 75°F (24°C).

  • It appreciates higher humidity levels, so you can increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly or placing a tray of water near the plant.


  • Water your Ficus benjamina 'Golden' plant when the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil feels dry.

  • Avoid overwatering because it can cause root rot.

  • Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogging.

  • The frequency of watering may vary depending on the temperature and humidity levels of your environment.


  • Use a well-draining soil mix for your Ficus benjamina 'Golden' plant.

  • A mix of peat moss, perlite, and sand or regular potting soil with added perlite works well.

  • The soil should retain some humidity but not come soppy.


  • Feed your Ficus benjamina 'Golden' plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer once a month during the growing season (spring and summer).

  • Follow the instructions on the toxin packaging for the correct lozenge.

  • Avoid fertilising during the months that the factory is closed when doing so.

  • susceptible to leaf drop if it undergoes sudden changes in its environment or experiences drafts.


  • You can propagate Ficus benjamina 'Golden' through stem cuttings.

  • Take a 4-6 inch (10-15 cm) cutting from a healthy stem, remove the lower leaves, and place it in a well-draining potting mix.

  • Keep the soil slightly moist and provide warmth and indirect light. lodging should do within a many weeks.

Remember that individual plant care may vary depending on your specific growing conditions and location. Regular monitoring and adjustment of care practices based on the plant's response will help ensure its health and growth.