Ficus Elastica - Rubber Plant
Mr. Fig, a staple house plant who's so low maintenance he will become your best friend.
He is approximately 64cm tall.
He prefers bright, indirect light but does cope quite well in lower light conditions.
Water his soil when it becomes dry at the top. Keep the soil moist at all times, but do not over water as this will cause leaf drop. Do not let him sit in water.
Hi ideal temperature are average household temperature 16-24°C. Avoid cold draughts.
Wipe his leaves occasionally with a damp cloth to prevent dust accumulation and keep him looking shiny like new.
House Plant Problems:
If his leaves start to drop it can be a sign on insufficient lighting or incorrect watering, move him around the house to a different spot and adjust your watering to suit.
Care tips: Insufficient light or incorrect watering can trigger leaf drop. Adjust as necessary and your plant should quickly recover.