Belize Rubber Plant

Ficus elastica 'Belize'

A new generation of a classic easy-to-grow houseplant, with more compact growth. A colorful variety with a dazzling array of green, pink, and cream. New leaves emerge from the top of the plant in a spike-shape covered with a pink sheath. Can easily be kept to a small size to fit your space, or let grow into a tall statement plant to add a tropical accent to a room.
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10-11: Outdoor
Grow Indoors in all zones

Good to Grow...indoors:


Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade

Water when top two inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationFYE-kus ee-LASS-tih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 ft. tall or taller, 2 ft. wide, depending on pot size. Trim to maintain desired height.
Bloom TimePrized for Foliage
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitUpright
Landscape UseContainer, Houseplant
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top two inches of soil is dry.

Prefers bright, indirect light, but will tolerate lower light conditions. Provide well-draining potting soil. Water when the top two inches of soil is dry; overwatering can cause leaf drop. Avoid sudden drops of temperature or cold drafts. Sticky sap is poisonous and can be a skin irritant: wash off promptly if it comes in contact with your skin.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow Indoors in All Zones