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Ficus Elastica Robusta, Baby Rubber Plant (Green) - Plant

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It is an evergreen perennial growing to 25cm tall and broad, with cupped leathery leaves and narrow spikes of white flowers.

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Ficus Elastica Robusta, Baby Rubber Plant (Green) Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Ficus Elastica Robusta, Baby Rubber Plant (Green)

Plant height: 8 - 14 inches (20 - 36 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches (10 - 21 cm)

These tropical plants generally have thick stems and fleshy, variegated leaves. Flowers are yellow or brown cone-shaped spikes. Gardeners value this small, compact plant for its thick, waxy foliage, ornamental flowers and ease of care. In warm climates, the plant serves as an outdoor ground cover, although it rarely reaches over 12 inches in height.

Common name(s): Blunt Leaf Peperomia, Ficus robusta, Baby Rubber Plant, Peperomia obtusifolia
Flower colours: NA
Bloom time: Not defined
Max reachable height: Up to 5 ft
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Cut below the thinner parts, just above the thick part of the branches. Cut right above leaf nodes. Try to prune the overall size of the plant. Everywhere you prune, new branches will spring up. This Ficus can keep under the indoor condition where the direct sunlight is available. Apply liquid fertilizer on a monthly basis between spring and summer.

Sunlight: Full to partial sunlight
Soil: Place in a light, well-drained compost.
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 25-35 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply liquid fertilizer.

Caring for Ficus Elastica Robusta

  • Extremely dry soil causes baby rubber plant to drop its leaves, while consistently wet soil may cause root or stem rot.
  • Water only when the soil becomes dry, usually about once every 10 to 14 days for indoor plants and once every week for outdoor plants.
  • As a general rule, baby rubber plant prefers to remain slightly pot-bound when grown indoors.
  • The plant requires re-potting only once every three or four years.

Typical uses of Ficus Elastica Robusta

Special features: Attractive foliage

Ornamental use: Ficus is used for the ornamental plant.

References

  • http://www.gardenguides.com/107793-baby-rubber-plant-care.html
  • http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/baby-rubber-plant/

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5 / 5 Anuradha 27 November 2019
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
5 / 5 Arijit Bhowmick 22 November 2019
This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.
5 / 5 Vijay Choudhary 09 November 2019
Such a great variety of options!
4 / 5 Kausthubha Rangu 31 October 2019
How old is the plant you have shown..?
5 / 5 Sreeja Chakrabarty 30 October 2019
Nurserylive have adorned my garden, really beautiful!! I

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