Ficus Altissima


The detailed leaves of the Ficus Altissima feature variegated tones of green and yellow supported by strong branches. This ficus’ broad look brings an eccentric forest feel to any space. This ficus prefers bright indirect light and to be kept in the same warm spot to grow into its full potential. Dust this plant’s leaves often to keep them looking their best.

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Details & Care


XL—34"-42" tall (including recycled plastic Ecopot) Size Guide


Easy—Relatively low maintenance


Partial/Bright Indirect

Pet Friendly

No—Toxic and not pet-friendly

Air Cleaner

Yes—Releases oxygen and absorbs pollutants

What's Included
  • Healthy plant pre-potted with premium soil
    • Plant Size: 34″-42″ tall (including pot)
  • Ecopots pot and saucer
    • Pot Size: Ecopots, 11.8″ in diameter, 10.25″ tall
    • Saucer Size: 10.5″ in diameter
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Ficus Altissima is a stunning tree with yellow and green variegated leaves. The plant is ideal for spots where it can grow up and out. This plant thrives if kept in the same warm sunny spot once it arrives in your home. The Ficus Altissima is sure to become a statement piece for any plant enthusiast.

Ficus Altissima is native to southern Asia and the Pacific Islands. Outdoors, this plant can reach heights of up to 40 feet tall. In your home, it can reach up to an average of 6-8 feet. Keep in indirect bright light. If the lighting is too low the variegation will begin to fade. Water when half the soil volume is dry and keep away from any drafts.

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Botanical Name

Ficus altissima 'Yellow Gem'

Common Name(s)

Ficus Altissima, Asian Council Tree
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