Also known as
Peepul Tree, Sacred Fig, Transaparent Leaves, Poplar-Leaved Fig Tree, Pipal, Pipul, Hindo Bo Tree, Bodhi Tree, Peppul tree, Fig
Ficus religiosa 03 by Line1 by Liné1 (CC BY-SA 3.0)
5 years to reach maturity
Generally not harvested.
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Bo tree Overview
Ficus religious is a native fig tree from the Indian subcontinent, but has been widely cultivated as an indoor pot plant and can be bonsai' d easily. This plant can become a large semi-evergreen tree in tropical Asia, living between 900 to 1,500 years old and can grow to 30meters in height.
Common problems with Bo tree
Generally pest and disease free.
How to propagate Bo tree
Propagate by seed in spring.
Leaf-bud, stem-tip cuttings.
Air layering in summer.
Special features of Bo tree
This tree produces distinctive heart shaped leaves
Frequently grown as ornamental trees in parks and gardens in tropical climates.
Other uses of Bo tree
Grown for their foliage and for shade.