A popular houseplant adored for its beauty & simplicity, the Ficus elastica Robusta is a go-to for all plant lovers. A variation of the original rubber plant, the Robusta features larger, glossier leaves but also is more compact and manageable. This indoor plant features leathery, shiny, green leaves. A low-maintenance plant, the Ficus elastica can grow fairly quickly and largely when provided favored conditions.
Size: 6" (pot diameter) with 17-22” height
Scientific Name: Ficus elastica Robusta
Common Names: Rubber Plant
Origin: Descends from Southeast Asia
Enjoys: Moderate to brightly lit spot (but avoid direct sun).
Care: Thrives with humidity and moderate watering. Allow the top 2 inches of soil to dry out between waterings.
Growth: Indoors, can grow to about 8 feet tall
Level of Simplicity: Easy, and great for beginners
Toxicity: Mildly-toxic upon ingestion (for humans, cats, and dogs). Mostly causing irritation.
Being that each live plant is completely unique, the plant you receive may vary slightly in size, shape, appearance.
- Shipped as shown, in nursery growing container.
- ‘Care Cards’ with detailed information will be sent electronically.
- Benefits: Believed to be Air-Purifying