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A houseplant favorite, this variety of rubber plant is variegated with soft green leaves and outlines of pink and cream colors. Not only beautiful, but this plant is easy to maintain. Ficus elastica can grow quite rapidly and largely when provided favored conditions.
Size: 6" (pot diameter)
Scientific Name: Ficus elastica 'Tineke'
Common Names: Ficus Ruby, Variegated Rubber Plant, Ficus Tineke
Appearance: Waxy, olive-colored leaves with cream and pink (aka 'ruby') splashes around the edges. The soft palette incorporates a tonal touch to any space.
Origin: Southeast Asia
Enjoys: Moderate to brightly lit spot (but avoid direct sun).
Care: Thrives with humidity and moderate watering. Allow the top layer (~1 inch) of soil to dry out between waterings.
Soil: Well-draining potting mix
Temp: 65-80° F
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.