Ficus Elastica – XL
The rubber plant with its deep green shiny leather type leaves which grow to a foot long is native to South Asia. Its white sap has historically been used in the production of rubber products such as latex and tyres. The beauty of this plant is that you can have it as a table top ornament or standing on its own next to your tv or bookshelf once its big and tall.
Light – Loves bright indirect light, although it can tolerate bright direct light. Rubber plant is very versatile in that it can also thrive in low lit spaces .
Water – Allow top layer of soil to dry between watering, once a week during warmer months and once every second week in colder seasons
Humidity– No particular humidity requirements
Repot – Go one pot size up Every second year or when the plant becomes rootbound