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The Rubber Plant, also known as Ficus elastica, features large, glossy leaves which bring grandeur to any space in your home. With its robust structure and easy to care for nature, this houseplant is a popular choice. The Rubber Plant is the perfect focal point for your plant collection.
Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust and keep them shiny.
How to care for Rubber Plant
Rubber Plants prefer bright rooms away from direct sunlight.
This plant appreciates being misted to keep leaves glossy.
Don’t allow the top two centimetres of soil to try out, this will cause leaves to brown.
Feed the Rubber Plant during the spring and summer with a liquid feed.
The Rubber Plant loves humid environments, spray regularly. Regular misting can help create a more humid environment.
Indoor Plant, Ficus genus
NURSERY POT SIZE
12cm, 17cm, 24cm
PLANT HEIGHT (INCLUDING POT)
30-40, 50-60cm, 120-130cm
Yellow leaves could mean overwatering or underwatering.
Toxic to pets and children. The latex sap of the Rubber Plant can be irritating to the skin and toxic if ingested.
Indoor plants help bring personality, break up spaces and introduce new textures and tones.
At Soto we want to make looking after your plants as easy and enjoyable as possible. The Rubber Plant profile will help you get to know your new plant.
Native to Southeast Asia the rubber plant is known for its large shiny leaves. This popular houseplant is loved for its glossy strong leaves and air purifying qualities.
Foliage: Large, leathery, glossy leaves with a deep green colour.
Shape: The rubber plant is upright, becoming bushier and tree like with age. The trunk can become woody, adding to the treelike structure.
Temperature: The idea temperature is between 16-24 °C. Try and protect from drafts and sudden temperature changes.
Pruning: Remove yellow or damaged leaves or to help control the size and shape of Rubber tree.