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Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy'

Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy'

Regular price $21.49 USD
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  • Botanical Name: Ficus elastica
  • Common Name(s): Rubber Plant, Rubber Tree, Rubber Fig
  • Description: Native to India and Southeast Asia, the Ficus elastica 'Burgundy' is perfect for those looking for a small indoor tree with stunning dark, shiny leaves. In the wild, it grows up to around 200ft tall, and its roots are used in India to form living bridges. It won't do well in low light spaces, so place in bright indirect light. Water to keep soil moist at all times. Ficus elastica is a source of latex that is toxic to the skin, and poisonous if taken internally, so pet-owners and those allergic to latex should be cautious.

 

Care:

  • Light: Place the Ficus near a window in a room that gets bright light in the summer with more moderate light in the winter. Turn the plant occasionally so all the growth does not occur on one side.
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  • WaterWater weekly during the summer with room temperature water. Add water until it drains from the bottom of the pot. Discard the excess water if it flows into a container. Adjust the watering for your plant. Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings. If the leaves turn yellow and begin to drop, you may need to increase or decrease the amount of water. Check the root ball. If the roots are soggy water the plant less often. If they are dry, increase watering. Humidity and light levels affect the amount of water needed.
  • Humidity: High
  • Temperature: Ficus plants will do best in temperatures between 50° to 85° F. If the temperatures exceed this the leaves will loose their turgid appearance. It is best to avoid any quick temperature drops.
  • Difficult Level: Easy

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