Ficus elastica ‘Ruby’

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    Ships in our standard grower pot which includes drainage holes at the bottom.
  • Selva
                                                                                                                                                                    

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

    8 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

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    6.5 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Includes plug and saucer.

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    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

    12 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

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    6.5 inches wide. Made with recycled plastic and natural materials. Weather resistant, insulating, frost resistant, chip and crack resistant. Does not include a drainage hole.

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Natural Root Stimulant

Natural probiotics, organics, and moisture control gel boost root growth. Invigorates existing plants, reduces transplant shock and accelerates establishment of new plants. This all natural product will not burn roots.

When Transplanting: Apply between new soil and plant so stimulant touches root ball.

For Existing Plants: Apply stimulant 2-3 inches below top of soil.

Use the proper amount for each pot size:
6″ Pot: ½ Pack
8-10″ Pot: 1 Pack
12-14″ pot: 2 Packs

Organic Indoor Soil Mix

Watch your indoor plants flourish with PlantVine’s Organic Indoor Soil. This is our best all-purpose mix for the demanding requirements of indoor potted plants. The perfect combination of quality ingredients provides the ideal amount of water retention, drainage and aeration for a wide variety of interior plants. This is an all natural product containing no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Organic Outdoor Potting Mix

PlantVine’s Organic Outdoor Potting Soil is time-tested and proven to help your outdoor potted plants thrive. This is our best all-purpose mix, and a smart choice for a wide variety of outdoor plants, flowers and vegetables. The all natural ingredients are specially blended to provide excellent long term drainage, high air porosity and good water holding capability. This mix contains no artificial fertilizers or chemicals. Each bag contains 128 oz of soil.

Repotting:
6” pot into an 8-10” planter: About 1.5 bags
8-10” pot into a 12-14” planter: About 3 bags

Pot it for me

Have your plant delivered pre-potted when purchasing a medium-sized plant along with one of our premium planters.

  • For Medium Plants
  • Perfect for gift giving
  • Replaces our standard grower pot
  • Medium Plant and Premium Planter must be purchased at same time to qualify
  • Can not be used with large, XL or hanging pot specimens

Soluble Fertilizer

Great for indoor and outdoor potted plants, this fertilizer quickly dissolves in water, making fertilizing as quick and simple as possible. Just mix 1 teaspoon (scoop included) with 1 gallon of water, and water as normal. Makes 48 gallons.

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Scientific Name: Ficus elastica ‘Ruby’

Common Names:Ruby Ficus, Ruby Rubber Tree, Indian Rubber Tree

Overview: Ficus elastica Ruby, also known as the Ruby Rubber Tree, is a stunning and rare indoor houseplant that is prized for its striking, deep burgundy leaves. This variety of Ficus Elastica is a relatively easy plant to care for and prefers bright, indirect light and well-draining soil that is kept consistently moist.

Ficus elastica Ruby is a moderate grower, and it can reach up to six feet tall in ideal conditions. Its large, waxy leaves can grow up to a foot long, and its trunk and branches are known for their unique and attractive patterns.

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Description

Definitely Not Another Boring Ficus

The Ficus elastica species is native to Southeast Asia and is commonly referred to as the Rubber Tree due to its historic use in the production of rubber. It has been cultivated for ornamental purposes since the late 1800s and is a popular houseplant due to its attractive glossy leaves and adaptability to a range of different environments.

The development of the Ruby Ficus is a testament to the ongoing efforts of plant enthusiasts and breeders to create new and unique varieties of plants that can bring beauty and joy to people’s lives. Its striking and unique appearance has made it a popular choice among plant lovers and interior designers looking for a bold and dramatic addition to their home or office.

Caring for your Indian Rubber Tree

The Indian Rubber Tree is a popular indoor plant that is valued for its attractive, glossy leaves and relatively easy care requirements. Here are some tips for caring for an Indian Rubber Tree:

Light

The Indian Rubber Tree prefers bright, indirect light, but it can also tolerate lower light levels. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight, as this can scorch the leaves.

Watering

The plant prefers consistently moist soil, but it should not be waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering it again.

Humidity

The Indian Rubber Tree prefers higher humidity levels, so mist the leaves regularly or place the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water.

Fertilizer

Fertilize the plant during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced fertilizer every two weeks.

Pruning

Prune the plant to maintain its shape and size, and remove any dead or yellow leaves.

Pests

Keep an eye out for pests such as spider mites and mealybugs and treat them promptly with an insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Additional information

Zone

10a, 10b, 11a

Sun Exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Mature Height

8 ft – 10 ft

Spacing

4 ft – 6 ft

10 reviews for Ficus elastica ‘Ruby’

  1. Barbara L. (verified owner)

    Beautiful plant. Received in very good shape.

  2. Lloyd (verified owner)

  3. Martina Christie (verified owner)

    It arrived and looks just like the picture! The recipient was very impressed! Thanks!

  4. Robin French (verified owner)

    It arrived in great shape and was packed very well!

  5. Margaret L. (verified owner)

    Good looking plant.

  6. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Plant arrived healthy and in good shape. Plantvine has not disappointed they have very healthy plants and the packaging is always accurate.

  7. Yamaris Calvo (verified owner)

    Oh this adorable plant what can I say but thank you again for beautiful and healthy plant

  8. Erica B. (verified owner)

    Plant is a little tilted but repotting will correct this. Otherwise, great!

  9. Niomi (verified owner)

    Vibrant and healthy. Stands nice and tall. Packed well during transit

  10. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Arrived healthy and soil was still moist. Just looks a bit gangly, not so much like the pics online, but hopefully it’ll fill out with TLC

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Why others chose the Ficus elastica ‘Ruby’

Love rubber trees!!!