Ever popular and evergreen, the Ficus elastica Burgundy is a timeless houseplant. With dark green, almost purple leaves, this indoor plant adds a subtle yet dramatic flair. Each new leaf emerges through a burgundy sheath which adds a beautiful contrast to the dark 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 ‘Burgundy’
Common Names: Rubber Plant
Appearance: Waxy, thick, dark-colored leaves
Origin: Hybrid, but descends from India to Indonesia
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.