Ficus elastica 'Burgundy'

Ficus 'Burgundy' - Burgundy Rubber Plant (M)


Ficus Elastica, known as the 'Rubber Tree', is a beautiful and easy growing plant that can either be a lovely indoor plant or planted outdoors where it can grow into very large trees (up to 20m). Rubber Trees are also known for their air purification properties, removing toxins such as formaldehyde from the air. Excellent in all conditions and with beautiful dark burgundy / black leaves with bright red new stems, Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy' is a staple in any household inside or out.


A hardy and low maintenance plant preferring indirect light conditions near a window however the 'Burgundy' will also tolerate lower light conditions and even direct morning sun. Prefers a humid environment so spray regularly if surrounded by heated air and wipe leaves free from dust with a damp cloth. During the growing season, water moderately with lukewarm water. Fertilise twice a year with and keep away from frost. As this plant can grow very large, when it has reached your desired height, you can cut the main stem.

growth CARE LEVEL Easy
water WATER Low maintenance watering schedule
allow soil to dry between watering
sun LIGHT Direct Sun, Indirect Light, Filtered Light, Low Light
size PLANT SIZE Grows to 2m

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For every plant we sell here at Hello Houseplant we will plant a tree in bushfire affected regions of our country in partnership with One Tree Planted.

One Tree Planted has a five-year plan to plant up to one million trees in Bushfire Recovery Nurseries around Australia alongside the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW), local governments and other community partners to rebuild natural habitat with indigenous tree species.

Thank you for choosing to buy a plant from us. Your purchase will not just bring joy to your life but will contribute to restoring our country's environment for many generations to come. 

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