Rubber Tree in Large Linen Pot

$44.00
SKU:PS20150
[ Pot Size: 5.5'' | Height: 13" - 14" ]
This handsome Rubber Tree plant is perfect for spaces with bright indirect sunlight. Comes planted in a textured matte-white ceramic pot.
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Rubber Tree in Large Linen Pot

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[ Pot Size: 5.5'' | Height: 13" - 14" ]
Rubber Tree plants perform best in bright indirect sunlight. The plants are characterized by their large, oval burgundy foliage. Here it is planted in a textured matte-white ceramic pot. Check the soil for dampness once a week. If dry, add about a cup of water, keeping in mind that any excess will build up in the bottom and should be avoided. Mist leaves often and avoid cold drafts for best results

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  • Geographic Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Features: Low-maintenance; Air-purifying
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Great For: Bright light

Plant Care Guide

Light

Bright, indirect light is best. A few hours of direct morning sun is okay but too much will dull the leaves. Will become leggy in low light. Dust leaves monthly to ensure they can absorb light.

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Water

About once a week. Allow the top 2 inches of soil to dry. Water less often in winter.

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Level of Care

Easy! Just make sure it has enough sunlight and that you don’t overwater.

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Air Purifying

The NASA Clean Air Study has ranked the Rubber Tree as one of the most efficient houseplants that remove formaldehyde from the air we breathe.

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Fertilizer

Feed with a liquid, indoor plant fertilizer about 1-2 times a month during the growing season. Do not fertilize in winter.

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Temperature

Prefers warm, humid conditions around 60-75°F. Keep away from drafty windows and air conditioners.

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Soil

Use a well-draining, All-Purpose potting soil. Young plants should be transplanted annually. Once mature, transplant every 2-3 years to give room to vast root network.

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Pruning & Propagation

Prune damaged leaves by breaking to the leaf node. Can trim new growth to reduce height and control shape. Propagation is difficult outside of greenhouse settings.

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Pet Friendly

Mildly toxic. Sap can cause mouth irritation and indigestion if consumed.