Burgundy Rubber Plant, Ficus Elastica 'Abidjan'

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The more sophisticated, moody rubber tree, in appearance not in upkeep as it is as hardy as any of them. Wonderful in a richer interior scheme or more a grown-up space. 

As hardy as old rubber. This house trendsetter is suited to positions of light sun and partial shade. Perfect for cheering up the corner of your home office.

Best space & place
A spot with bright light is key to keep this plant thriving, but not direct sun as that will burn the leaves. 

When to water & feed
Water only when the soil is dry to the touch. Reduce the watering in winter. Partial to a light misting. 

Need to know
Does not like a draught, so keep in a room with a steady constant temperature of 12 degrees and higher. 

Size Information:

Height (Including pot):  110cm 160cm 180cm
Width: 65cm 70cm 80cm
Stems: 3 3 2
Nursery Potsize (Diameter / Height):  ø30cm/H27cm
    ø35cm / H31cm ø35cm / H31cm
    Decorative Pot Required (Opening / Internal Height): 32cm+ / H29cm+ 37cm+ / H33cm+ 37cm+ / H33cm+
    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 - 

    Size Diameter / Height Minimum Decorative Pot Opening Required
    2 Litre

    ⌀17cm H13cm


    4 Litre

    ⌀20cm H16.5cm


    7 Litre

    ⌀25cm H20cm


    10 Litre

    ⌀28cm H22.5cm 


    15 Litre

    ⌀33cm H30cm


    20 Litre

    ⌀35.5cm H32.5cm



    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.

    We also offer a potting service

    Our library of plant care guides with useful information can be viewed here.

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