Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 50' -100' or more
Plant Spread: 6'
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wasps
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Care of F. elastica by eclayne Jul 26, 2017 10:39 AM 0
Snuck up on me - over 15 years by JakeInNC Aug 20, 2018 9:41 AM 23
Looking for Banyan Tree aka Ficus Audrey (Ficus benghalensis 'Audrey') by SleepyWhippet Jul 1, 2018 9:17 AM 0
ficus brown new leaf - why? by linasju Jun 17, 2018 11:10 PM 2
Rubber tree leaf drooping by Lucypage Jun 8, 2018 5:40 AM 1
Houseplant identification by Heatherb413 May 31, 2018 7:47 AM 3
my rubber plant tree "splays out" by allcarbon May 12, 2018 8:14 AM 3
Rubber Plant Tineke by jhenrie Apr 24, 2018 11:46 AM 7
Plant ID please :) by bholler Apr 16, 2018 6:58 PM 7
Show us your variegated plants by rockdale2017 May 18, 2018 7:46 PM 59
Saw this tree in a park - what is it? by jefferson70 Feb 1, 2018 3:37 PM 7

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