After spending quite a few years in the interiorscaping biz i found the rubber plant to be the easiest of the ficus trifecta which includes the fiddleaf fig and ficus benjamina to maintain and keep alive.
Rubber fig tree fruit.
The rubber fig is a large attractive tree found throughout india china and south east asia.
Fig trees ficus carica grow well in areas that provide the eight hours of daily sun and moderate winters.
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The fruit is commonly eaten.
These rubber plant care and growing tips will keep yours looking great.
Like fiddle leaf figs a rubber plant is seriously sculptural when it has room to grow as you can really see in this home from freunde von freunden.
Ficus elastica the rubber fig rubber bush rubber tree rubber plant or indian rubber bush indian rubber tree is a species of plant in the fig genus native to eastern parts of south asia and southeast asia it has become naturalized in sri lanka the west indies and the us state of florida.
Want an easy care indoor tree with large glossy leaves.
The fig tree ficus carica is the only member of its genus which produces fruit with most other ficus members being giant rubber trees native to tropical areas.
Ecology fig fruit is an important food source for much of the fauna in some areas and the tree owes its expansion to those that feed on its fruit.
Four types of fig tree are grown either as domestic fruit trees or for commercial cultivation and all are soft wooded short statured trees generally reaching no more than 30 feet in.
The fruit leaves and root are used to make medicine.
Often seen as an interior container plant rubber tree has large 3 to 12 inch long thick glossy evergreen leaves multiple trunks and a spreading irregular canopy.
It is most commonly grown as a house plant for its attractive leaves and decorative habit.
When does a fig tree bear fruit.
We often find various bees and wasps feeding on openings in the fruit made by birds.
Once a fig tree reaches maturity it can be expected.
People use fig fruit for conditions such as constipation and diarrhea.
Overview information fig is a tree.
It s a robust indoor plant that grows well in low light and can handle unfavorable indoor conditions such as air conditioning and cold spells.