Ficus Elastica Tricolour, Tineke Rubber Plant - Plant
Description for Ficus Elastica Tricolour, Tineke Rubber Plant
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||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ficus Elastica Tricolour, Tineke Rubber Plant||NA||Rarely flowers indoor||1.5 to 3 feet||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.
|Partial sun, Requires shade||Loamy well-drained soil||Medium||20 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Ficus Elastica Tricolour
- 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.
Typical uses of Ficus Elastica Tricolour
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
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