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Rubber Plant, Rubber Tree, Ficus elastica – Plant

(2 customer reviews)

1)Name of Plant ( common Name/ scientific name)- Rubber Plant/ Ficus elastica

2) Type of plant (Indoor/outdoor)- Indoor

3) Size of pot it comes in- 5 inches

4) Seasonal/ perennial-  Perennial

5) Flowering/ Foliage-  Flowering

6) Place to keep- Bright indirect light


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900 in stock

Estimated delivery date 2024/07/21

Rubber Plant

About Rubber Plant

A rubber plant is also known as a Ficus elastica. It can easily grow 6 to 10 feet tall or more indoors if there is enough space. They can be pruned to reduce their size. Rubber plants (Ficus elastica) are easy to grow and care for and do well in a variety of conditions. They are excellent plants for beginners.

Rubber plants are grown as a house plant for their glossy, leathery, large leaves. The leaves are oblong to oval, 8 to 12 inches long and in various colors of dark green, deep maroon or marked with yellow, cream, pink or white.

Plant specification

Common Name Indian Rubber Bush, Ficus decora, India Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 20 to 40 m
Flower Colour Inconspicuous
Bloom Time Rarely flowers indoors
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care For Rubber Plant


  • Rubber grows well in bright indirect sunlight.


  • Soil should be well drain and porus.


  • 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 for Rubber Plant

  • 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.


  • 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.

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 re-pot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Rubber Plant

Rubber Tree is an air purifier indoor plant.

Ornamental uses of Rubber Tree

  • Grown as a indoor potted plant.

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Based on 2 reviews

5.0 overall

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  1. nidhi.bhatt355

    The Plant was delivered on time and in very good condition. The potting and packing was very good. Very good foliage and healthy stem.


  2. avdhutdeshmukh21 (verified owner)

    I can’t tell you how happy I am with this plant, received this plant in very good condition. Thank you so much wildroots team for delivering such good plants.