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

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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1Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica (Robusta) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Rubber Tree

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height16 inch (41 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Blunt Leaf Peperomia, Ficus robusta, Baby Rubber Plant, Peperomia obtusifolia
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 5 ft
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Rubber Tree 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
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Place in a light, well-drained compost.
    Temperature 25-35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply liquid fertilizer.

    Rubber Tree special feature

    Attractive foliage

    Rubber Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Ficus is used for the ornamental plant

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Ficus elastica or rubber plant?

    You can grow Ficus Elastica both outdoor and indoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Can Ficus elastica live outside?

    Yes, You can grow Ficus elastica outdoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Is Ficus elastica fast growing?

    Yes, Ficus Elastica is a fast-growing plant.

    Ficus elastica indoors?

    You can grow indoor where indirect bright light is available.


    Tuesday, 17 March 2020

    Very nice plant to have.

    Sanjay Gupta

    Sunday, 01 March 2020

    Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...

    Prince Mandawat

    Wednesday, 19 February 2020

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

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