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Botanical name Ficus elastica / Ficus benjamina
Common name Indian Rubber plant
Family Moraceae
About It is a large tree in the banyan group of figs. It has broad shiny oval leaves. There are several hardy species & varieties having attractive foliage which are grown as house plant worldwide.
Category House plant
Plant type Perennial evergreen.
Origin Native to eastern parts of South Asia and southeast Asia
Potting medium Use well drained, aerated, loamy, organic matter enriched potting medium GrowpoT–H. Sterilised to reduce the risk of fungal infection & root rot. pH value 6.5 – 7.
Light In indoor condition, the plant requires abundance of light indirect sunlight or diffused light. Avoid direct sun to protect the leaves against developing blotch or fading of colour. In outdoor condition, plant should be placed in shady place if not acclimatised to receive direct sunlight.
Irrigation Precaution to be taken not to dry out the medium. During summer, irrigate the medium evenly & spray on foliage frequently to create environment humid. During winter watch & irrigate, but don’t allow drying out the medium. Avoid placing the plant under air conditioning.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the presence of salts, chlorine, fluoride etc.

Fertigation Particulars Dose Schedule Mode
Summer winter
GROWMUSS 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Neem Bahar 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Micro nutrient gROWMIN SUPER (f) 2 gm / litre 15 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Black cobra 3 ml / litre Alternative
Pest control Growneem 3 ml / litre 15 Days 15 Days Foliar spray
Toxicity Toxic to pets & human.
Toxic chemical Proteolytic enzyme (ficin), psoralen (ficusin)
Symptom Gastrointestinal and dermal irritation


Standard Pot – Plastic pot (Click here to see)
· Pot size – 4 inch to 6 inch

· Plant Size – 6 inch to 24 inch (The size may vary based on the availability of the plant/s)

Potting Medium – Coco-peat/ Soil (as and where applicable).


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