Ficus Elastica Tineke

Description

Ficus Elastica Tineke is commonly known as rubber plant variegata, rubber tree.

Summary

Difficulty

Easy plant ideal for beginners

Light

Needs bright light

Leaf size

It has big leaves.

Leaf color

Its leaves have only 1 color

Maximum height

Considered a tall plant. It can grow up to ~118.1 inches.

Toxic

This plant is toxic if ingested

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Rubber Plant Variegata care

How much light does a Rubber Plant Variegata need?

The Red Ruby Tree will grow best with consistent, bright, filtered light. This specie has white on its leaves so it means those parts can't handle light. Because of this, the Rubber Plant should be exposed to a high lighted environment.

East and south facing windows are perfects for this ficus.

How to water a Rubber Plant Variegata?

Keep soil evenly moist. Use a pot with a drainage hole, water thoroughly, then empty drainage tray. Be careful not to overwater, which will cause root rot. Drooping yellow leaves are a symptom of overwatering.

What's the ideal humidity for a Rubber Plant Variegata?

As a native to the tropics, your Rubber Tree will appreciate humid environments but it gets used to average humidity.

How to fertilize a Rubber Plant Variegata?

Feed monthly with a well-balanced liquid fertilizer when the plant is actively growing. It's not necessary to feed a your Rubber Plant during the winter and fall.

Rubber Plant Variegata care tips

  • Mist the leaves to increase humidity.

  • Wipe the leaves with a damp cloth and gently dry to keep them clean and healthy.

Video tutorials of ficus care and tips

The videos might not be about exactly the same plant, but the same variety. In most cases, this not relevant because many of the varieties have the same requirements.

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