Rubber plant al abidjan


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This 2m tall plant is available for Dublin delivery only. As there are only a limited number available from the grower every week, there can be a wait of 1-2 weeks. 

These rubber plants (ficus elastic el Abidjan) are retro chic defined and low maintenance, and have gorgeous dark leaves with a red vein and almost bronze tint. We have two sizes currently, a 40cm tall table top one, and a 2 metre tall one - an ultimate showstopper. 

Light: They prefer bright, indirect light but can cope pretty well in lower light conditions.

Water: Water when the soil becomes a bit dry at the top. They don't like to dry out too much. If you notice leaves dropping off, its possibly due to overwatering or insufficient light. 

Humidity: They're not particularly fussy, but wouldn't mind the odd misting. Wipe their leaves clean with a soft cloth every once in a while. 

Height and growth rate: They are moderate to fast growing plants (in the right conditions) and can get up to 2 metres tall.

Feed: A weak dose of liquid feed every 3-4 weeks in spring and summer will set it up nicely. 

Toxicity: Toxic if ingested so keep away from children and animals. Ficus leaf sap can also be an irritant. 

*Our plants and decorative pots are sold separately. Your plant will arrive in its nursery pot, unless you have also purchased a decorative one.