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Weeping Fig

Scientific Name

Ficus benjamina

Common Name

Weeping fig

Type

House plant

Toxicity: 1

Exposure to juice or sap from these plants or a puncture wound from the thorns (if present) may produce a skin rash or irritation.

Toxic Parts

Leaves

Description

  • Perennial tree shrub
  • Narrow, dark green leathery leaves
  • Orange to reddish fruits

Disclaimer

The list of poisonous plants on this web site does not necessarily include every poisonous plant that is known or that might be found in a home or yard. The University of Kansas Hospital does not advise eating any of the plants on this web site. We discourage the use of any of these plants for self medication. The information on this site is taken from the literature, and the degree of reliability is unknown. In case of accidental exposure or ingestion, contact the Poison Center 1-800-222-1222.