The Ficus Elastica Tineke's leaves look like a painter forgot his brush and they played with it. The strokes are different in each leaf. Fresh leaves have a soft tinge of pink which fades as the leaves mature. The plant is a compact grower and can fill a room in several years when grown in a pot..
Ficus are particularly sensitive to environmental changes, so find a bright space with minimal direct sun and let the Ficus enjoy its new home.
Size: comes in a plastic pot size 10cm and is about 15cm tall
Light: bright spot, can withstand a few hours of sunshine a day
Water: Regularly in growing period, allow the soil to dry between watering. In cold season, water sparingly
Soil: A well draining mix. Keep the plant pot bound with top roots exposed.
Humidity: Medium to high.
Plant toxicity: Toxic to humans and animals when ingested. The plant sap may cause skin irritations.