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Description for Ficus Elastica zulu shield, Rubber Plant Ruby, Ficus Ruby (Pink)
The rubber plant or Ficus ruby pink is a popular ornamental plant from the Ficus genus. In its natural habitat it grows over 30 metres tall, however, the varieties grown indoors are a much more manageable height.
Planting and care
Bright light required. Plants can take direct sunlight too. But do not place plants from low light to direct sunlight – they will get scorched. Move them gradually.
Caring for Ficus Elastica zulu shield
- Planted in warm areas of the world for fruit, shade, and ornamental.
- Use sharp pruning shears to avoid tearing the stems.
- Water regularly to keep it healthy.
- Watch for sooty mold. You can remove it by simply wiping off the affected leaves with mild soapy water.
Typical uses of Ficus Elastica zulu shield
Special features: The rubber plant is all about having a small tree indoors with broad shiny attractive leaves.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Used for decorations in homes, shops and offices. Good to keep inside homes and terraces.