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Rubber Plant, Indian Laurel Fig
Ficus elastica


Large tropical tree; broad, oblong, leathery leaves; milky sap; rosy sheath covering new leaves.

Plant Form or Habit: arborial

Plant Use: specimen

Exposure: low

Flower Color: not important

Blooming Period:

Height: 15 feet and up

Width: 3 feet and up

Foliage Texture: coarse

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: low

Additional Comments: Allow the soil to dry only slightly between waterings; yellow leaves may be either over or under watering; renew by making an air-layer of the top of the plant.


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