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Ficus Tineke 'India Rubber Plant'

$65.00

Introducing the Ficus Tineke 'India Rubber Plant,' a sought-after houseplant renowned for its distinctive thick, rubbery oblong leaves adorned with striking white and green-yellow variegation. As the variegated counterpart to the classic 'Rubber Tree,' this variant exhibits a more deliberate growth, making it a unique and captivating addition to your plant collection.

Native to Southeastern Asia, the Ficus Tineke, also known as the India Rubber Plant, belongs to the Moraceae family. Ed's Plant Profile provides essential details about its botanical name, common name, and native range, offering valuable insights into its origins.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Ficus Tineke
  • Common Name:  India Rubber Plant, Ficus Tineke, Rubber Plant
  • Family: Moraceae
  • Native Range: Southeastern Asia

Ed's Care Guide

  • Light: Can adapt to most lighting conditions, providing indirect
  • Water: Allow soil dry between waterings. Avoid overwatering 
  • Humidity:  Provide higher levels of humidity for optimal growth
  • Temperature: 50-85F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove browning or dead leaves.
  • Feeding:  Fertilize using a general-purpose fertilizer diluted to half strength every four weeks in spring and summer 
  • Propagation: Stem Cuttings
  • Growth: Upright
  • Pests: Look out for aphids, scale insects, and mealy bugs 
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets