Rubber Tree, Burgundy (Ficus Elastica) in Melbourne

$99.00
beginner friendly low light office plant

The beautiful rubber tree (Ficus Elastica) is distinguished by its glossy burgundy leaves. They prefer bring to indirect light, and can tolerate a small amount of direct sun. They are very low maintenance and make a great inclusion to any indoor area. We stock rubber tree plants right here in Melbourne for quick delivery.

Why buy from Stem & Soul?

Because we only sell plants that are close to perfect as possible. It’s not always easy, but we’re committed to providing our customers with only the best quality plants!

Size:

1-8 feet for indoor plants, depending the pot size. Mature plants can grow to 100 feet in the wild.

Sunlight:

Bright, indirect light, avoid direct sunlight.

Water:

Every 1-2 weeks (Keep the soil moist) in the spring and summer. Water once a month in the winter.

Temperature:

Best growing conditions are 17°C-28°C

Soil:

Potting soil with good drainage and high organic content.

Fertiliser:

Fertilise once a month during growing season with a slow release fertiliser.

Planter:

Use a pot with drainage hole. Pro tip, keep in a smaller pot to restrict growth.

Toxicity:

Mildly toxic to cats and dogs, sap can cause irritation to skin.