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Ficus Elastica Robusta, Baby Rubber Plant (Green) - Plant

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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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Sales price 499
(1 plant)
Plant height : 1.5 feet (+/- 20%)

The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Ficus Elastica Robusta, Baby Rubber Plant (Green)

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.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Blunt Leaf Peperomia, Ficus robusta, Baby Rubber Plant, Peperomia obtusifolia NA Not defined Up to 5 ft Easy to grow

Planting and 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 Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full to partial sunlight Place in a light, well-drained compost. Moderately 25-35 degree C Apply liquid fertilizer.

Caring for Ficus Elastica Robusta

  • 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.

Typical uses of Ficus Elastica Robusta

Special features: Attractive foliage

Ornamental use: Ficus is used for the ornamental plant.

References

  • http://www.gardenguides.com/107793-baby-rubber-plant-care.html
  • http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/baby-rubber-plant/

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What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Pixiesgoosy 01 July 2018
I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?
5 / 5 Kashi Wasi 01 July 2018
Very good garden plants, worth enough for normal gardening. Got for deal price.
5 / 5 Shantilata 30 June 2018
Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?
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