Please note! The height can vary between 110 - 130 cm including the pot.
Ficus Elastica Burgundy is also known as the Indian rubber tree houseplant.
Until the 20th century, Ficus Elastica was an important source of rubber. The Burgundy is related to the Ficus and has more than 1000 different species of which you cannot immediately tell that they belong to the same family. Most Ficus species originate from Tropical Asia.
Ficus Elastica Burgundy is characterised by its dark green leaves and the top of the plant has a red plume. Many people think that this is the flower of Ficus, but that is not true. Ficus develops its leaves from this plume.
Care & tips Ficus Elastica Burgundy - 120 cm
Ficus Elastica Burgundy is not a difficult houseplant to take care of. However, this houseplant is sensitive to new environments. If Ficus grows to one side, do not move the plant all at once but turn it a little bit every day. In case of major changes, the plant may drop its leaves. Ficus will really appreciate a weekly sprinkling. The dust on the leaves and possible vermin will not get a chance this way.
Water requirements for Ficus Elastica Burgundy - 120 cm
The soil of this houseplant should always be kept slightly moist. In the beginning, give the plant small amounts of water several times instead of a large watering can all at once. This will prevent an overabundance of water that could stick to the roots. The amount of water also depends on the location. If the houseplant is in a sunny spot, it will need more water because it consumes more.
Light requirements for Ficus Elastica Burgundy - 120 cm
Ficus Elastica Burgundy on trunk loves the sun. It prefers a light spot close to a window. This houseplant really needs the sunlight to develop. If the Elastica Burgundy is placed in too dark a place, no new leaves will grow. Be careful during the summer months, when the direct sunlight can become too intense and too hot. In this period, you should move the plant (quietly) to a place with a little less bright sunlight.
Is Ficus Elastica Burgundy - 120 cm poisonous?
The leaves of Elastica Burgundy are poisonous to pets and children. Ingestion of the plant is strongly discouraged. The sap that comes from the plant can cause skin irritations. So be careful with this plant if you have children or pets.
How is my Ficus Elastica Burgundy shipped?
This Rubber tree will be delivered in a cultivation pot. All our houseplants are shipped in specially designed shipping boxes. The unique interior of the shipping boxes ensures that the houseplants are firmly positioned in the box and cannot move around. Houseplants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way, we make sure that your green friends are delivered to your home in tip-top shape.