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Rubber Plant

£12.00
Ficus elastica
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Easy to care for
Key information

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.

Delivery & Returns
SOTO GARDENS EDITS AND COLLECTIONS: Soto deliver nationwide for all individual plants, pots and accessories via our courier partner, DPD within 3-7 working days. The Soto border collections are hand delivered within 3-7 working days to Greater London and the Home Counties. Please get in touch if you live outside these areas. Delivery is free for all orders over £50. For orders under £50, we charge £6. If you would like your order delivered after this period, please let us know when you’d like to take receipt in the delivery notes. Please see our delivery and returns page for more information. BIG GREEN EGG: Big Green Egg products are delivered by the Big Green Egg in accordance with their T&C’s. PREORDER Soto Christmas trees: Soto will hand deliver Christmas trees to Greater London from 20th November - 22nd December. Please select your preferred delivery week and the Soto team will be in touch to confirm the delivery day of delivery. Please contact Soto if you’ve any questions.
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Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust and keep them shiny.

How to care for Rubber Plant

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Aspect
Happy in most light

Rubber Plants prefer bright rooms away from direct sunlight.

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Care Level
Easy

This plant appreciates being misted to keep leaves glossy.

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Watering
Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged

Don’t allow the top two centimetres of soil to try out, this will cause leaves to brown.

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Feeding
Indoor plant food

Feed the Rubber Plant during the spring and summer with a liquid feed. 

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Humidity
The higher the better

The Rubber Plant loves humid environments, spray regularly. Regular misting can help create a more humid environment.

Quick facts

BOTANICAL NAME
Ficus elastica
PLANT TYPE
Indoor Plant, Ficus genus
NURSERY POT SIZE
12cm, 17cm, 24cm
PLANT HEIGHT (INCLUDING POT)
30-40, 50-60cm, 120-130cm
WARNING SIGNS
Yellow leaves could mean overwatering or underwatering.
TOXICITY
Toxic to pets and children. The latex sap of the Rubber Plant can be irritating to the skin and toxic if ingested.
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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.

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