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Peepal

Ficus religiosa  • 

General description

Heart shaped leaves dark green and shiny. Fruits are small figs, about ½ inch in diameter, green color, ripening to purple. 

Plant requirements

Thrive in hot, humid weather. They prefer full sunlight and can grow in most soil types, though loam is the best. Enjoys soil with a pH of 7 or below. Plant prefers  living outside. 

Maintenance

Regular feeding and watering

Practical use

Used in various traditional medicine

Properties

Height
1 - 1000 cm
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
PH
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection