Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra, Ficus Black Prince, Rubber Plant (Burgundy) - Plant

For the indoor grower looking for a tree type plant species with attractive foliage which can grow from 1ft to over 8ft tall, this is an excellent choice.

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Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra, Ficus black prince, Rubber Plant (Burgundy) Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra, Ficus black prince, Rubber Plant (Burgundy)

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

The rubber plant is a popular ornamental plant from the Ficus genus. In its natural habitat it grows over 30 meters tall, however, the varieties grown indoors are a much more manageable height.

Common name(s): Rubber Plant Blace Prince, Indian Rubber Plant,Ficus elastica decora rubra, Ficus black prince
Flower colours: NA
Bloom time: Rarely flowers indoor
Max reachable height: 1.5 to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Bright light required. Plants can take direct sunlight too. But do not place plants from low light to direct sunlight - they will get scorched. Move them gradually.

Sunlight: Partial sun, Requires shade
Soil: Loamy well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 20 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer

Caring for Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra

  • Planted in warm areas of the world for fruit, shade, and ornamentals.
  • Once the rubber plant has grown to the height you want it to grow up to, you can cut the top off.
  • Water thoroughly but do not over water.
  • Apply balance NPK fertilizer and FYM thrice a year.
  • Remove infected plant parts.
  • Try to keep in bright sunlight, give direct sunlight at least twice a month.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra

Special features: The rubber plant is all about having a small tree indoors with broad shiny attractive leaves.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Used for decorations in homes, shops and offices. Good to keep inside homes and terraces.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • https://www.houseplantsexpert.com/rubber-plant.html
  • https://myfolia.com/plants/1123-rubber-tree-ficus-elastica/varieties/3318-black-prince