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