Ficus Elastica

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Regular price £16

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The Ficus Elastica, commonly known as the Rubber Plant, is a Type 3 plant. This robust and striking plant is renowned for its glossy, broad leaves which can range in color from deep green to burgundy. The Ficus Elastica is not only visually appealing but also known for its air-purifying qualities, making it a popular choice for enhancing indoor spaces.

Good to Know

  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight which can scorch its leaves.
  • Water: Enjoys consistent moisture. Water when the top layer of soil starts to dry out, but avoid overwatering and waterlogging.
  • Soil: Prefers free-draining, rich soil. A well-aerated potting mix is ideal for healthy root growth.
  • Temperature: Enjoys warm and stable temperatures. Protect from cold drafts and drastic temperature changes.
  • Humidity: Prefers moderate to high humidity. Consider using a humidifier or a pebble tray to maintain appropriate moisture levels.
  • Growth: Can grow quite tall indoors, making it an excellent choice for a floor plant. Regular pruning can help maintain its shape and size.
  • Origin: Native to Southeast Asia, this plant has been widely cultivated for its ornamental appeal and resilience in indoor environments.

Who's it for?

The Ficus Elastica is suitable for a variety of plant enthusiasts, from beginners looking for an easy-care plant to more experienced gardeners seeking a striking addition to their collection. Its robust nature and air-purifying properties make it a practical and attractive choice for any indoor setting.

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Plant Size Chart

Check out the breakdown of pot sizes that each of our sizing options represent across our range of plants, if you need to know the specifics for your chosen plant, please feel free to contact us at



Pot Diameter (cm)


5.0 - 6.5


7.0 - 10.0


10.5 - 15.5


16.0 - 22.0


22.5 +