A common ornamental foliage plant to improve the aesthetic of your interior and outdoor settings is the rubber plant.
Evergreen tropical plants in the Moraceae family include rubber plants. The leaves of rubber plants are simple elliptic, with thick, glossy, evergreen trunks and a spreading, uneven canopy.
Common Name - Indian Rubber Bush, Ficus decora, India Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant.
Maximum Height - 20 to 40 m
Flower Colour - Inconspicuous
Bloom Time - Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level - Easy to grow
Planting and care
Remove any plant portions that are diseased, dead, or damaged.
Use a spray of neem oil, eucalyptus oil, or citrus oil as the first line of defense against any disease or insect attack.
Rubber plant care
Maintain the plant in bright, indirect natural light.
Check the moisture in the soil by poking it with your finger or a simple little stick.
When the top 1-2 inches of soil feel dry to the touch, water.
After receiving it, wait at least two weeks before repotting.
At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
Do not re-pot for min two(2) weeks after receiving it.
Day temperature: 15 to 18 degree Celsius
Night Temperature: 25-degree Celsius.
Apply fertilizer during the main growing season.
Rubber Tree Uses
The glossy, sparkling leaves look fantastic and offer your interior area a refined appearance.
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