Description for Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra, Ficus black prince, Rubber Plant (Burgundy)
The rubber plant is a popular ornamental plant from the Ficus genus. In its natural habitat it grows over 30 meters tall, however, the varieties grown indoors are a much more manageable height.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Rubber Plant Blace Prince, Indian Rubber Plant,Ficus elastica decora rubra, Ficus black prince||NA||Rarely flowers indoor||1.5 to 3 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Bright light required. Plants can take direct sunlight too. But do not place plants from low light to direct sunlight – they will get scorched. Move them gradually.
|Partial sun, Requires shade||Loamy well-drained soil||Medium||20 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra
- Planted in warm areas of the world for fruit, shade, and ornamentals.
- Once the rubber plant has grown to the height you want it to grow up to, you can cut the top off.
Typical uses of Ficus Elastica Decora Rubra
Special features: The rubber plant is all about having a small tree indoors with broad shiny attractive leaves.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Used for decorations in homes, shops and offices. Good to keep inside homes and terraces.
Medicinal use: NA