INDIA RUBBER PLANT – Ficus elastica ‘Decora’
Well-known broad shiny leaves on erect stems, growing to 5′ or taller.
TEMPERATURE: Average to warm: minimum at night 62-65 degrees, tolerates lower temperatures to 50 for short periods.
LIGHT: Diffused sunlight or partial shade; avoid drafts
WATERING: Keep soil uniformly moist but not wet. To clean the plants wipe leaves with water moistened cloth.
FERTILIZE: Every 2 months
Information brought to you by Lawn Patio Barn.com taken from Merchant Publishing Company and prepared by Agricultural Research Center in Florida.
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