Ficus Elastica - Rubber Plant
Ficus Elastica, also known as the rubber plant, has beautiful deep purple & green leaves. The leaves have a waxy, shiny finish, sometimes showing some shades of pink in the veins. This is a slightly more challenging houseplant to take care of because it is sensitive to overwatering. The rubber plant can grow to very tall heights, sometimes reaching 8' when grown indoors. If you’re looking for a stunning statement piece for your home, Ficus Elastica is a great choice.
- Prefers moderate to bright indirect light, such as a North-facing window.
- Keep soil moderately moist, watering when the top 1-2” of soil is dry. This plant is sensitive to overwatering.
- Likes medium humidity, but can grow without it.
- With perfect conditions, This plant will grow quickly. If allowed, this plant can reach 8-10 feet when grown indoors.