With proper care is Ficus microcarpa Ginseng kept for years. The plant requires a moderate amount of water, more in summer than in the winter. Never leave water in the bowl or dish stand, because the plant does not like wet feet. Provide regular diet. Ficus can in the summer outside, preferably in the shade. In the living room is possible, but you need to keep the root ball slightly moist. Like 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.