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Ficus elastica Melany

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ficus elastica Melany Rubber Tree Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Shrubs, Trees Upright

Description:
A popular compact evergreen indoor plant with big broad rubber-like greenish-burgundy leaves on tall upright stems. Makes a fantastic indoor plant for home or commercial use. Grows approx. 1m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Mealy Bugs, Mites, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Moraceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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