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Ficus Elastica

Botanical Name:

Ficus elastica

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Tree

Flower

Minute, axillary, unisexual, enclosed in fleshy receptacle (fig), entered by apical orifice and pollinated by fig wasps.

Fruit

An oblong fig, sessile, in pairs or crowded, green with darker flecks maturing to yellow, to 1/2 x 1/4"; bract bases join to form thickened pseudostalk.

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Moraceae

Genus

Ficus

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