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

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

    What makes it special:
  • Air purifier plant
  • Easy to grow.
  • Classy plant for interior look.

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SrItem name
1Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica (Shivereana) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Rubber Tree

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.
Sunlight

  • 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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    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.

  • Donts
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.
  • Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Rubber Tree 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.

    Rubber Tree special feature

    The classy rare and unique variety.

    Rubber Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Light green with pink to orange speckles Broadleaf

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ficus elastica or rubber plant?

    You can grow Ficus Elastica both outdoor where 4-6 hrs a day direct bright light is available and indoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Can Ficus elastica live outside?

    Yes, Ficus elastica can live outside where 4-6 hrs a day direct bright light is available and indoor where indirect bright light is available.

    Is Ficus elastica fast growing?

    Yes, Ficus Elastica is a fast-growing plant.

    Ficus elastica indoors?

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

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    QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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    • Hi good afternoon, do you sell this plant wholesale internationally (to Singapore)? Thank you

      Sorry, we deliver the products within India only