Rubber Plant - Black Knight

Rubber Plant - Black Knight

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Rubber Plant

The Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica) could be the ideal houseplant for you if you want a tough but easy going indoor plant that can reach staggering heights within just a few years. The shiny glossy leaves look great in most homes and although young plants start off small they will fill the space in an empty corner quickly.

Origin: South-East Asia.

Botanical name: Ficus elastica.

Family: Moraceae.

Suitable: Indoor / Outdoor.

Max height: 30m.

Toxins removed: N/A.

Pet Friendly: Toxic. 


Plant Care Guide

 Water: Moderate. Let soil dry before watering.

    Light: Indirect sun / bright light . Leaves will be damaged in direct sun.

        Temperature: 15\ - 24°C. Ideal room temperature.

        Humidity: Normal. Average room humidity. 40 - 50%.

        Soil: Good drainage potting mix. 5.5 - 7.5 ph.

        Fertilizer: Once a month in spring & summer.

         Plant Size

        Small: >35cm

        Medium: 40cm+

        Large: 1m+.

        XL: 1.5m+ multi planted available on request


        Free plant based coffee on pickup.

        Free delivery in Auckland (Non-Rural). 

        Planting can be provided at extra cost. Please enquire: