Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica 'Variegata')

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 30 to 45 feet
Plant Spread: 25 to 30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Houseplant Help by pcarlson1115 Nov 30, 2019 10:53 AM 4
In for the Winter: Are you Wintering Your Houseplants? by LadyChilli Dec 18, 2019 6:37 PM 21
plant ID please by chiyin May 17, 2019 7:11 PM 4
Help! My ficus Samantha is dying, what should I do? by Tortoise11 May 14, 2019 6:33 AM 6
Help ID my new plant by Wheezy807 Apr 4, 2019 2:27 PM 4
Help identifying house plants by Obliviruss Mar 24, 2019 3:24 PM 5
What do you think I should add next? by Crofton09 Nov 3, 2018 7:29 AM 5
Plant ID please by Plantani Sep 9, 2018 10:17 AM 4
Please help my dying shrubs! by Bheilmannd Sep 8, 2018 9:25 PM 6
What is growing at base of plant? by GardenJohn Sep 4, 2018 4:47 PM 9

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