Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy Rubber Plant'

What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!

Description

The Ficus Elastica is a bold house plant that is characterized by its rubber burgundy and dark green in color. This plant prefers bright indirect light and high humidity for best growth. 

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Ficus Elastica 
  • Common Name:  Rubber Plant
  • Family: Moraceae 
  • Native Range: Eastern parts of South Asia and southeast Asia

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Moderate 
  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light 
  • Water: Keep soil moist during the spring and summer. This includes wiping the leaves with a damp cloth or even misting them.  Water less frequently in the winter. Avoid over-watering
  • Humidity: High
  • Temperature:  50-75F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding:  Fertilize only during spring and summer
  • Propagation: Cuttings
  • Growth: Upright, Bushy
  • Common Pests:  Look out for mealy bugs, mites, scales and aphids are a few common bugs
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets