Ficus Elastica Ruby, Ficus Decora Ruby Pink, or Pink Rubber Tree, is a plant species of the Moraceae family. With strawberry-colored, oval leaves, it makes a cute gift for plant lovers and is a perfect adornment for any decor style.
Ficus Ruby is a fast grower and can reach approximately 13” tall. This is an evergreen tree with an air-purifying and toxin-removing effect.
A mature ficus plant might flower, but its flower looks like a ‘false fruit that has tiny male and female organs. After pollination, it produces a small fig.
Plants may be shipped bare root.
Bright or indirect sunlight
in order for their leaves to remain variegated. However, avoid direct sunlight to prevent sunburn.
Water sparingly every 7-10 days and leave the soil to dry in between waterings. Only water when the soil is dry to the touch.
lightly moist at all times soil.
This plant thrives in temperatures of 60°F-80°F. It is vital to ensure the room temperature does not fall below 60°F.
This plant should be fertilized once during the growing season (spring/summer) with diluted houseplant fertilizer.
This plant is mildly toxic, so keep it out of reach of pets and children.
USDA Zone 10-12
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)