Ficus elastica shivereana - Plant

The rubber plant (Ficus elastica) is a popular ornamental plant from the Ficus genus.

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  • Easy to grow.
  • Classy plant for interior look.
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1Ficus elastica shivereana - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Ficus elastica shivereana

The Ficus elastica shivereana is a classy rare and unique variety of the ficus family. The foliage is light green with pinky-orange flecks. These tropical plants generally have thick stems and fleshy, variegated leaves.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height10 inch (25 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name India rubber tree.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2.4 meters.
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.

  • Keep the plant indirect bright sunlight.
  • Place the ficus near a window in a room that gets bright morning sunlight.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile for growing ficus plant.

  • Watering
  • Water the plant when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • 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 and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Don'ts
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.
  • Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Ficus elastica shivereana care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it.
  • Do not overwater them suddenly.
  • Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Gradually move it to more bright location.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Indirect bright light.
    Watering Moderately.
    Soil Nutrient-rich and Well-drained soil.
    Temperature 25-35 Degree Celcius.
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizers.

    Ficus elastica shivereana special feature

    The classy rare and unique variety.

    Ficus elastica shivereana uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Light green with pink to orange speckles Broadleaf

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Ficus elastica shivereana ?

    Ficus elastica shivereana is commonly known as India rubber tree.

    How tall do Ficus elastica shivereana grow?

    On average Ficus elastica shivereana grows Up to 2.4 meters.

    What color are Ficus elastica shivereana ?

    A Ficus elastica shivereana plant bears flowers of color Inconspicuous.

    When Ficus elastica shivereana blooms?

    With enough light, Ficus elastica shivereana may produce Inconspicuous. flowers in Rarely flowers indoors.

    How hard is Ficus elastica shivereana to grow?

    A Ficus elastica shivereana is Easy to grow.

    How much sunlight does a Ficus elastica shivereana need?

    A Ficus elastica shivereana prefers Indirect bright light.

    How much water does a Ficus elastica shivereana need?

    A Ficus elastica shivereana prefers watering Moderately.

    What kind of soil does a Ficus elastica shivereana need?

    A Ficus elastica shivereana prefers Nutrient-rich and Well-drained soil.

    What temperature does a Ficus elastica shivereana like?

    A Ficus elastica shivereana prefers 25-35 Degree Celcius.

    How often should I fertilize my Ficus elastica shivereana ?

    To encourage Ficus elastica shivereana growth, Apply organic fertilizers.


    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Ritu Singh

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .

    Sumit Kumar

    Thursday, 20 February 2020

    Got all healthy plants..thanks

    areti venkatrao
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