I've looked online to try to identify the type of tree that it is so I can take better care of it in regards to watering, fertilizing, & the environment. So far I've come up with nothing & it's starting to wilt, any help would be greatly appreciated. enter image description here

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  • You have to water it every day or every other day by immersing the entire pot in a bucket of water until the soil stops bubbling. Do it now. (wonderful skillets)!!
    – stormy
    May 29, 2018 at 21:26

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It is most likely a ficus an olive.

You've got to treat it like a bonsai ficus olive and not a regular ficus olive.

here is a link with a care guide: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/tree-species/olive

  • To me it seems more a bad olive tree, but I'm not a bonsai expert. May 30, 2018 at 7:39
  • I think you might be correct. The trunk looks closer to an olive.
    – user4922
    May 30, 2018 at 15:07

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