The Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica plant) is the ideal houseplant for someone seeking a tough but easy-to-care-for plant that can reach astounding heights within a few years. This plant’s green and burgundy tones create a stunning look.
Ficus Plants Trivia:
- Origin- Ficus elastica which is called rubber fig or rubber tree is a species of plant in the fig genus, native to eastern parts of South Asia and southeast Asia. It has become naturalized in Sri Lanka, the West Indies, and the US State of Florida.
- Growing natively in the sub-tropical parts of the world the ficus elastica thrives in temperate environments with rainfall. They do not like the cold nor do they like very humid tropical environments. If caring for a rubber tree domestically, you should avoid over-watering.
- The pot can be reused as a decorative item or for storing your small knick knacks.