Rubber tree Indoor Plants

Rubber tree Indoor Plants

 

Other common names India rubber tree
rubber plant

  • Family

    Moraceae

  • Genus

    Ficus can be evergreen or deciduous trees, shrubs or climbers, with often leathery, simple, entire or lobed leaves and tiny flowers borne within a hollow receptacle which enlarges to form the fruit

  • Details

    F. elastica is an evergreen tree with broadly elliptic, dark, glossy green leaves to 40cm in length, with small yellow fruits produced only on large trees

  • Sunlight

    • Full Sun

    • Aspect South-facing or West-facing

    • Exposure Sheltered 

     

    Soil

    • Moisture

       Moist but well-drained

    • Soil

      Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam

    • pH

      Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

     
    How to grow

    Cultivation Grow outdoors in humus-rich moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade with protection from wind in a frost-free area. Grow under glass in loam-based compost in full or filtered light

    Propagation

    Propagate by air layering                     

    Suggested planting locations and garden types

    Low Maintenance Patio & Container Plants

     

    Characteristics

    • Foliage Evergreen

    • Habit Bushy

    • Toxicity

    • Hardiness

      Hardiness ratings

      All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

      • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
      • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
      • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
      • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
      • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
      • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
      • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
      • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
      • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)
      Old hardiness ratings

      While we update our systems with the new hardiness ratings you may still see old hardiness ratings in your search results. These are denoted as 'Old'.

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      H1B

     

    Size

    • Ultimate height

      2.5-4 metres

    • Ultimate spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Time to ultimate height

      10-20 years

     

     

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