FICUS ELASTICA ROBUSTA (Air Cleaning Plant)
COMMON NAME: Rubber plant or rubber bush
BOTANICAL/SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ficus Elastica
LIGHT: A nice brightly lit spot is ideal, without direct sunlight.
WATERING: Water once the soil becomes slightly dry to the touch and make sure the pot has sufficient drainage holes to allow excess water to seep through. The worst thing you can do regarding watering is "give it too much".
SOIL: A well-draining and well-aerated potting soil is needed. 1 part peat, 1 part pine bark and 1 part coarse sand (or perlite) is a good mix.
FERTILISER: Once a month, high in Nitrogen to enhance the growth of evergreen leaves.
SIZE: Height 80cm. approximate only
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