Rubber Plant or Ficus Elastica

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Rubber Plant or Ficus Elastica

an old houseplant favourite the Rubber Plant or Ficus Elastica.  This is a species of plant of the fig genus  and in the wild will grow into a 50 foot tree which you can tap for latex!  Indoors it can be kept in check with regular pruning but is a vigorous grower .  It has lovely glossy dark green leaves and is one of the best houseplants for purifying the air in your house.

 

Ficus Elastica is a good plant for a shadier room and likes to be on the dryer side.  Avoid over-watering.

This item requires 3 days notice to order.

Price: £7.50