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Plant of the Week: Banyan Fig

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Published on March 30th 2020
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Every week we look at a plant and give you advice on how to look after it.
This week she looks at Ficus benghalensis 'Audrey'. Otherwise known as the Banyan tree, it is the national tree of India, where it is considered sacred.
Temples are often built beneath the canopy of these trees, but they are happy to live indoors as well if given the correct environment.

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