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Rubber Plant
Scientific Name: Ficus elastica Roxb.
Synonym:
Family: Moraceae
Rubber Plant (Ficus  elastica) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13, in protected areas, 16-27, or indoor
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Some foliage damage below 30 F. (-1C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Tropical Asia

Growth Habits: Tender evergreen tree up to 40 feet tall (12 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Air layering


In tropical climates, the rubber plant becomes a magnificent tree, with aerial roots and plenty of spaces to grow epiphyte plants.

Rubber Plant (Ficus  elastica)

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