Growing Rubber Plant Outside - Knowledgebase Question

New Port Richey, FL
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Question by SGreen5000
November 24, 1997
Can I grow a Rubber Plant outside?


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Answer from NGA
November 24, 1997
Yes, you can! Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica) may need protection from your coldest weather, but otherwise it's a pretty carefree plant. It thrives with little light and very little water. They can grow to be quite large, so if you want to keep it reasonably sized, grow it in a container.

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