I know it's been almost two years since I've posted here and who knows when I'll be posting next, but I thought I'd share how this guy was doing.Not too shabby, huh? He's about 3' tall now and doing fine. The plan is to just let him do his thing and see what happens.
Here are links to the complete "How to Propagate Ficus Benjamina with Water Rooting" saga:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
It's really easy, all it takes is a little patience, some sunlight and basic houseplant stuff. It's a great thing to do with kids too, shows them how plants grow. Might not be as fast as a potato, but it lasts a lot longer and is more satisfying in the end. Heh.