Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica (Black Prince, Burgundy)



For the indoor grower looking for a tree type plant species with attractive foliage which can grow from 1ft to over 8ft tall, this is an excellent choice.

Sr Item name
1 Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica (Black Prince, Burgundy) – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

The rubber plant is a popular ornamental plant from the Ficus genus. In its natural habitat, it grows over 30 meters tall, however, the varieties grown indoors are a much more manageable height.

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Common Name Rubber Plant Black Prince, Indian Rubber Plant, Ficus elastica decora Rubra, Ficus black prince
Maximum Reachable Height 1.5 to 3 feet
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoor
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Planted in warm areas of the world for fruit, shade, and ornamentals.

Once the rubber plant has grown to the height you want it to grow up to, you can cut the top off.

Water thoroughly but do not overwater.

Apply balanced NPK fertilizer and FYM thrice a year.

Remove infected plant parts.

Try to keep in bright sunlight, give direct sunlight at least twice a month.
Rubber Tree Care
Bright light required. Plants can take direct sunlight too. But do not place plants from low light to direct sunlight – they will get scorched. Move them gradually.

Sunlight Partial sun, Requires shade
Watering Medium
Soil Loamy well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

Rubber Tree Special Feature
The rubber plant is all about having a small tree indoors with broad shiny attractive leaves.
Rubber Tree Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • Used for decorations in homes, shops, and offices
  • Good to keep inside homes and terraces



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