These plants are very hardy and thus need less care. They need to be put in a place with abundant light. The soil needs to be watered regularly and do not make it hard. A little bit of care in cleaning the leaves will help them grow. Also, supporting them with a stick is needed when growing. The plants have large leaves and many times they will get dust and dirt. The leaves can be cleaned every few weeks with dry cloth. The plant grows slowly with one leaf coming at a time. But when proper care is taken, the plant can grow to many feet in height with many branches. It looks beautiful always.
Dark green and copper
|Pot size||5 inches|
|Plant height||0.5 feet|
|Plant spread||0.5 feet|
Plant care best practices
The plants are hardy and from the tropics. They need a little bit of care to grow properly. They need sufficient sunlight and good manuring. The plants will grow properly when that is done. Care also needs to be taken in terms of water not getting stagnated in the soil. This can cause root rot for the plant and it will affect the health of the plant. Organic fertiliser needs to be given every month by digging the soil. It can be mixed in. water first and then applied. The results will be good and the plant will grow. Sometimes, insects and spiders can make the plant their home. They can be cleaned by dry cloth or neem oil can be applied if they are sticky bugs.
Once received, unpack the plant, water it, keep it in a shade with sufficient indirect sunlight. Only after 1 week, repotting needs to be done.
Full sunlight is good for growth.
Planting medium needs
A good manured soil where water does not stay is needed. The medium needs to be mixed well with organic manure to make it good for the plant growth. Too much of chemicals must be avoided. light soil with gravel mix will provide a nice medium.
Regular deep watering is needed for the rose plants to grow. Twice a week is good choice. Make sure that no extra water remains. The soil can also be dug for water to seep properly.
The organic nutrients can be given once in 15 days. It can be mixed in water first and then put in the soil. Slow release organic fertilizers can also be used for long gaps in the manuring process.
Overwatering : The leaves will turn brown and die. Keep a watch for correct watering.
Bugs : There can be insect issues in the plant. Apply neem oil if found
Rubber plants are cultivated in a lot of counties across the world for producing rubber latex which is then used in making rubber and thousands of others products from them.