Benjamin Loosing leaves

Stephen Jankalski CEREOID at
Wed Jul 26 23:06:38 EST 2000

At least you didn't anthropomorphize your answer like e.t. did.

So it would be better to grow something else that doesn't drop its leaves so easily.

  "Ari and Linda Stuckenschneider" <avsfans at> wrote in message news:qTNf5.740$P92.306590 at
  Ficus in general loose their leaves as a way of showing stress-change in temp., breeze from an outside door that is opened and closed regularly, under watered, breeze from air/heat vent are all typical reasons they drop leaves.
    e.t. and dct <emt1 at> wrote in message news:Qrv55.1088$vl5.6775 at news2.atl...
    If you mean the "ficus benjamina", you're doing just fine.  LOL...that's one of it's traits.  The ficus tree is notorious for going bald on you!  Just keep it in the same place...ficus trees hate to be moved.

    I finally wound up trimming back all the bald sticks so that the new growth could develop on mine.  I moved her outside onto my porch, and I'll bet I have a show stopper in a couple of years.  Errr...until I have to take her back inside this winter, and I imagine the whole process will repeat itself.  e.t.
      <zischeck_michael at> wrote in message news:8j4l40$c6g$1 at


      I have a benjamin... and it looses leaves. 

      Can you give me some instructions how to really well take care of the benjamin. What to look for and how to cure what symptoms?... like rippled leaves, falling leaves, yellow leaves 

      Thank you 


      Please reply by email as well... zischeck_michael at
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