Ficus Elastica Red Variegata - Indoor/Outdoor-Ornamental Plants
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Ficus elastica Botanically known as Ficus elastica or Ficus elastica zulu shield from Moraceae family. Common name are Indian Rubber Bush, Ficus decora, India Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Rubber plant black prince, Ficus elastica zulu shield, the rubber fig etc. It is an evergreen perennial attractive shining foliage plant, popular as indoor house plant and also outdoor tree.
It is a large tree in the Banyan group of figs, growing to 30–40 metres tall, with a stout trunk up to 2 metres in diameter. The trunk develops aerial and buttressing roots to anchor it in the soil and help support heavy branches. It has broad shiny oval leaves 10–35 centimetres long and 5–15 centimetres broad, leaf size is largest on young plant much smaller on old trees. The leaves develop inside a sheath at the apical meristem which grows larger as the new leaf develops. When it is mature, it unfurls and the sheath drops off the plant. Inside the new leaf, another immature leaf is waiting to develop.
What does make it Special??
MAXIMUM HEIGHT - It can reach more than 20 meter height, but it remains dwarf in indoor by regular pruning.
BLOOMING YEAR - Flowers are inconspicuous, but they are popular for their attractive shining leaves.
Shaded Balcony, Office Plant, Bedroom Plant, Air Purifying Plant, Attractive Foliage Plant, good luck plant, Eye Catching Plant.
INSIDE THE BOX
|Ficus elastic red variegata Plant
|0.5-1 Feet Height
|Growing Pot (Black color)
*above specifications are for indicative purpose only, actual dimensions may slightly vary.
LIGHT CONDITION - Can grow in Indirect Bright light or Semi shade or Indoor or full sunlight also.
WATERING SCHEDULE - Water when the top soil(2-3 inch) feels dry to touch. Moderate Watering(in every 3-4days)
SOIL TYPE - The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content.
TEMPERATURE - The average temperature should be 18-30 Degree Celsius if indoor.
FERTILIZER APPLICATION - Apply any organic fertilizer once in a month. Do not forget to water your plant immediately after application of fertilizer.
PLANT PROTECTION - Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. Generally it is not affected by any pest or disease, in case of any infections, you can use Neem oil spray for primary treatment.
INITIAL CARE FOR 10-15 DAYS JUST AFTER RECEIVING YOUR PLANT