Rubber plants are often seen in bush forms, rarely in such spectacular tree form. Taking many years to train into trees, these specimens really do make and entrance.
Best space & place
This ficus, like most others is happiest situated in indirect bright light. It is happy in most rooms, with a minimum temperature of 12°C. It does not like draughts and this can cause the leaves to discolour.
When to water & feed
Allow the top two inches of soil to dry out between waterings. Apply a general purpose houseplant feed like in the summer months. Reduce watering in winter.
Need to know The leaves benefit from a damp wipe from time to time to remove dust, facilitate more light transmission, and keep looking glossy. They can lose leaves when settling in but they are soon replaced.
Decorative Pot Opening Required:
For no fuss or mess you can put the plant in the growing pot it arrives in straight inside a decorative one. This also allows allows excess water to be drained after watering.
For a good fit the opening (not diameter) and height of the new decorative pot need to be several centimetres greater than the current growing pot.
Here are recommended sizes -
Diameter / Height
Minimum Decorative Pot Opening Required
For a seamless finish where the plant is potted into the decorative pot, liners are available to prevent water leaking and the pot from damage.
Our library of plant care guides with useful information can be viewed here.
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IT STARTS WITH THE SOIL
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Our growers only use the finest professional growing medium to aid root development, nutrient uptake and drainage. Many of these growers and ourselves are using peat-free mediums.
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