Ficus elastica Rubber Plant Tineke
Ficus elastica is also known as theRubber Plant. Prized for its luscious foliage, this beautiful ornamental houseplant is very easy to grow.
‘Tineke’ has fabulous green leaves with a white/soft pink margin.
As an added bonus, this is one of the most effective plants for filtering the air.
Details Ficus elastica Rubber Plant Tineke
- Ideal houseplant
- Very easy to grow
- Air Purifying Plant
- Full grown: 5 Years
- Full grown height: 1 m – 1.25 m
- Plant location: Sun and semi shade
- Plant depth: 12 cm
- Hardiness: Not hardy
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Rubber Plant Tineke
This plant needs regular feeding and water in moderation, water more in summer than in winter but do not leave this plant standing in too much water as it loathes wet feet. In summer it can be placed outside preferably in the shade, in winter it will require a cool spot with an average temperature of 12°C.
If kept indoors it should be kept in a heated room but care should be taken to keep the root ball moist. The small foliaged Ficus types can be pruned into shape as a Bonsai