Description: Native to tropical regions of India and Malaysia, Ficus Elastic 'Tineke' is a hardy, vibrant evergreen plant with green-yellow and white variegation. Commonly known as the rubber plant, this tropical plant has light green large leaves with streaks of pink. It won't do well in dark rooms, so place it in bright indirect light. Water well once the soil is dry.
- Botanical Name: Ficus elastica
- Common Name(s): Variegated Rubber tree, Ficus Elastica 'Tineke', Rubber plant
WARNING: Ficus elastica is a source of latex that is toxic to the skin, and poisonous if ingested, so pet owners and those allergic to latex should be cautious.
TIP: This plant is what we would call neglect tolerant and is perfect for low maintenance plant parents.