With proper care is Ficus microcarpa Ginseng years shelf life. The plant requires a moderate amount of water, more in summer than in the winter. Never leave standing water in the bowl or dish, because the plant does not like wet feet. Give regular diet. Ficus can in the summer also outside, preferably in the shade. In the living room can, but you must keep the root ball slightly moist. Just as a bonsai is to give this plant further shape. Suckers which may disfigure the shape of the Ficus, can be trimmed without any problem, so that the decorative wood remains well visible.