Belize Rubber Plant
Ficus elastica 'Belize'
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water when top two inches of soil is dry.
|Botanical Pronunciation||FYE-kus ee-LASS-tih-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 6 ft. tall or taller, 2 ft. wide, depending on pot size. Trim to maintain desired height.|
|Bloom Time||Prized for Foliage|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water 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