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Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica (Small) - Plant

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Original price ₹ 449
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  • Country of origin: India

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Description

The rubber plant is a popular ornamental foliage plant to enhance the beauty of your indoor and outdoor spaces.

Sr Item name
1 Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica (Small) - Plant
2 4 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner
3 4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Yellow)

Rubber plant is evergreen tropical plant in Moraceae family. Rubber plant have thick multiple trunks, and a spreading, irregular canopy with thick, glossy evergreen simple eliptic leaves.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 8 inch (20 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Indian Rubber Bush, Ficus decora, India Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 20 to 40 m
Flower Colour Inconspicuous
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight:

  • Place the ficus near a window in a room that gets bright morning sunlight.
  • Turn the plant occasionally so all the growth does not occur on one side.

  • Soil:
  • Use nutrient rich, well drained, well aereted, and porous potting mix.

  • Watering:
  • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (5 to 8 cm) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

  • Application of Fertilizer:
  • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

  • Re-potting:
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.
  • For re-potting procedure click here



    Plant Protection:
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
  • Rubber Tree care

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Temperature
  • Day temperature: 15 to 18 degree Celsius
  • Night Temperature: 25-degree celsius
  • Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Rubber Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The shiny glossy leaves look great and give a classy look to your interior space

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