Ficus elastica growing tree of the genus Ficus also known as Rubber tree Ficus elastic, perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant and also as indoor plant as bonsai, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green some varieties can be green and white, green and red or green and yellow.
Ficus elastica flower
Flower color green in oval shape like fig.
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Requirements for Ficus elastica growing and care:
Better with humidity
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but recommend
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, Aphids
How to prune:
Prune for design
Size of the plant?
10-40 m (30-12 feet), can grow as indoor plant in planter as small tree also bonsai
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / early summer
General information about the flower
Green in oval shape like fig flower