Ficus elastica tineke | Root Houseplants
 

ABOUT ME

My names Ficus elastica 'Tineke' but people call me the rubber plant. I've been a popular houseplant since the Victorian times and now there's lots more interesting varieties of me too. I'm also know for my air-purifying qualities.

 

DETAILS

I’m in a 12cm pot and I’m 30cm tall.

 

LIKES

I'm easy to care for. Try to maintain an average temperature no lower than 12°C in the winter and spray my leaves with water in the summer to keep me looking fresh! 

 

DISLIKES

Please avoid any sudden drops in the temperature or cold draughts as I may lose leaves :(

 

LOOKING AFTER ME

I don't need too much water so just water when my soil is dry to touch. Put me in a spot with bright but indirect light. A few hours of morning sun won't do me no harm either. Every so often wash my leaves with a damp cloth to keep me shiny.

 

LIVING WITH PETS AND CHILDREN

I can be toxic to pets and children. Keep me out the way!

Ficus elastica tineke

£7.00Price
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