This product contains
|1||Ficus elastica shivereana - Plant|
|2||5 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 Height||10 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
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.
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Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
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.|
|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
- 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?
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Got all healthy plants..thanks
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