Houseplants forum: just got a variegated ficus elastica

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Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Mar 13, 2014 11:43 PM CST
Here's a pic of my variegated ficus elastica Hurray!
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Mar 14, 2014 4:05 AM CST
Nice one, adam. Beautful color. Hurray!
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Mar 14, 2014 7:22 AM CST
I just got one of those too! You have great taste. The last one I had accidentally froze. It was about 5 feet tall, I've been missing it!
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Mar 14, 2014 11:21 AM CST
Very pretty Adam! Lovey dubby Looks like a promising giant! Have seen them grow very enormous and really heavy set roots!
Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Mar 14, 2014 5:55 PM CST
There are two plants in the same pot would it hurt to leave them together? Space is limited in my apartment bedroom. The only place I can have plants. Also I like the fuller look it gives the pot.
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Mar 14, 2014 6:52 PM CST
I think the smaller pot will control its growth, and may be good for you since it is in your apartment. However, I have always known that kind of plant to be a vigorous grower, and really grows well outdoors in a bigger container or in ground.
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Christine
Mar 14, 2014 9:29 PM CST
You picked a beauty, good luck with her Thumbs up
Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Mar 15, 2014 4:08 AM CST
I would separate them so each one can reach its full potential.
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Name: adam
hotsprings, AR (Zone 8b)
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adamgreen
Mar 15, 2014 9:25 AM CST
I plan to build staged lighting for my variegated ficus elastica, variegated ficus benjamina, royal red eurphorbia trigonia. So they can get much bigger.

Here is a pic of the space I'm going to put them in.
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purpleinopp
Aug 26, 2014 8:07 AM CST
How is your plant doing, Adam?
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