Rubber Tree (Ficus Elastica) is often planted in greenhouses or indoors, potted as an ornamental, or planted in a garden. The latex it produces is a type of hard rubber. It is a large tree in the banyan group of figs, growing to 30–40 metres tall, with a stout trunk up to 2 metres in diameter. It has broad shiny oval leaves 10–35 centimetres long and 5–15 centimetres broad.
Pot Size: 12" pot
Plant Height: about 5.5 feet
Coldest to hotest
Fertile, moist, acidic soil
Moisture-loving, recommended watering daily or three times a week during the summer time and twice a week in the winter
Cutting, sowing and layering
Adequate supply of fertilizer and water during growing season
Pest and Disease Control
There are few pests and diseases.
** Plants vary slightly in size, shape and colour. You may not receive the exact plant shown in the product photo. Plant only comes with the plastic planting pot, any outer pots shown in the product picture are not included unless stated **
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