Please note: the height of the Ficus will be between 110 cm - 130 cm.
Ficus Elastica Robusta is the well-known Indian rubber tree houseplant. Until the 20th century, Ficus Elastica Robusta was an important source of rubber. Elastica Robusta is a member of the Ficus family and has more than 1000 different species that you cannot immediately tell belong to the same family. Most Ficus species are indigenous to tropical Asia.
Ficus Elastica Robusta has deep dark red leaves and a red plume at the top of the plant. 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 Robusta - 120 cm
Ficus Robusta is not a difficult houseplant to look after. 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. A sprinkling will benefit the Ficus leaves. Dust and possible vermin will not get a chance this way.
Water requirements for Ficus Elastica Robusta - 120 cm
You should always try to keep the soil of this houseplant slightly moist. In the beginning, give the plant small amounts of water several times. After a while, you will know approximately how much water the plant needs. The amount of water also depends on the location of the houseplant. If the houseplant is in a light location, it will need more water.
Light requirements Ficus Elastica Robusta - 120 cm
Ficus Robusta on rootstock loves the sun, so it prefers a light spot close to a window. This houseplant really needs sunlight to develop. If the Robusta stands in a place that is too dark, no new leaves will grow. Be careful during the summer months, when the direct sunlight can become too intense. Before this period, move the plant to a place with fewer hours of sunlight per day.
Is Ficus Elastica Robusta - 120 cm poisonous?
The Robusta's leaf is poisonous to pets and children. Ingestion of the plant is strongly discouraged. The juice in the plant can cause skin irritations. So be careful with this plant if you have children or pets.
How is my Ficus Elastica Robusta shipped?
This Rubber tree will be delivered in an ornamental pot. All our houseplants are sent in specially designed shipping boxes. The unique interior of the 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.
- #1# 150cm #2# 38cm
- #1# 150 - 130 cm #2# 38 - 24 cm
- #1# 120 - 130 cm #2# 24cm
- #1# 110 cm #2# 21 cm
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