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Rubber plant

Ficus elastica 'Doescheri'

Also known as

Fig

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

17m

Max

13m

13m

Min

8m

0

Rubber plant Overview

An evergreen, strong-growing, upright then spreading tree bearing oval, leathery, dark green-grey leaves with yellow margins.

Common problems with Rubber plant

How to propagate Rubber plant

Seed

Propagate by seed in spring.

Cuttings

Leaf-bud, stem-tip cuttings.

Layering

Air layering in summer.

Other uses of Rubber plant

Grown for their foliage and for shade.