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Ficus Altissima, Yellow Gem Rubber Plant

Sr No. Item name
1 Yellow Gem Rubber Plant
2 Comes in a Grow Bag (5 inches)

360.00 490.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/12/14
1,299.00 for 3 item(s)

About Yellow Gem Rubber Tree

It is a gorgeously variegated tropical tree, with neon green splashes on its large green leaves. This rubber plant is popular, robust, evergreen, ornamental plant with its shiny variegated leaves. It sports bright yellow leaves variegated with patches of light and dark green. Rubber plant can grow 30 metres or above however, the varieties grown indoors are much more manageable. Bring life into dull, empty corners with one of the prettiest houseplants, the Variegated Yellow Gem Rubber Tree. An air purifier that is as stunning as it gets and thrives with little care is an excellent addition to your space.

Plant specification

Common Name Yellow Gem Rubber, Variegated Rubber Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 30 metres or above
Flower Colour NA
Bloom Time NA
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • It grows well in bright indirect sunlight.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Pruning

  • You only really need to prune your yellow gem when you want to limit growth.
  • Apart from this, you can spruce up your plant by removing dead leaves.

Repotting

  • You should repot your Yellow Gem every year since it does not like being root bound.
  • The new pot should be about 2 to 3 inches wider than the diameter of the root ball to prevent root rot.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.
  • Don’t take more than 10 percent of healthy leaves when you prune.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not repot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Ficus altissima

  • Variegated Rubber Tree is an air purifier indoor plant.
  • Super easy care plant as it tolerates drought well thus, making it low maintenance.

Ornamental uses of Ficus altissima

  • An indoor favourite but also ideal as a potted specimen plant for patios and verandas.

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