Also known as Banyan Fig and Taiwan Ficus. The Retusa has small, dark green leaves which alternate up the stem and which are more oval than the Benjamina. Grey to reddish bark dotted with small horizontal flecks, similar to tiger-like markings. Has a heavy curved trunk and an extensive banyan root system along with tiered layered branches. The Retusa is among the most tolerant, versatile and trouble-free bonsai trees for indoor use.