Ficus Elastica | AKA Rubber plant is a species of plant in the fig genus, native to eastern parts of South Asia and southeast Asia. This gorgeous tree is happiest with grouped with larger plants , as part of a plant gang to maintain humidity in the room.
Water only when the top of the soil has dried out in the summer.
keep the plant just moist throughout the winter months.
Mist frequently with cool water in warmer months.
Repot every 2-3 years to prevent the plant from becoming root bound.
Spring is the best time of year to shape & prune your ficus. Keep out of draughts and avoid large changes in temperature which can cause leaf drop.
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