Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica)
The Ficus Elastica is known by most as the 'Rubber Pant' or the 'rubber fig' this ever-popular ornamental houseplant is a native of India, Nepal, Myanmar, China and Malaysia. Its adored for its beautiful large, dark, glossy leaves. Read my column in the Guardian HERE for full care tips and other fun facts and buy one to add to your collection.
Toxicity: Ficus elastica have a milky irritating sap in the stems and leaves that can cause gastrointestinal issues if eaten and skin irritation if the sap is allowed to rest on the skin for a time.
12cm Pot Diameter
**Non-succulent plant alert**
CARE: Requires bright indirect light but can also tolerate lower light. Allow the soil to dry out around halfway between waterings. Clean the leaves gently with a tepid water and cloth.
**POT SOLD SEPARATELY** Seen here in our 13cm exterior glazed prick pot
PLEASE NOTE: as with all living plants they all differ slightly meaning they won’t look exactly the same as the photo and not all will be in flower at time of purchase.