Ficus elastica 'Ruby'
Ficus elastica 'Ruby' is a variegated cultivar of the classic Rubber Tree, whose brightly colored leaves range from electric pink, to ruby red, white and sage green. Native to South Asia, Ficus elastica is a member of the fig genus. Its milky sap was originally used to make latex, which is why this plant is often called the Rubber Tree. Its dynamic foliage make the 'Ruby' cultivar a favorite indoor tree to provide a pop of bright color.
• Light: Provide bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry
• Considerations: Ficus can be finicky plants, and tend to drop leaves when stressed. Avoid moving your plant once positioned
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Ficus elastica 'Ruby' that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; some have single trunks, while others are branched. Expect this natural variation from the photos.
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Plant arrived in great condition--excited to see how it does in my apartment!