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Melany Rubber Plant

Ficus elastica 'Melany'

Pronunciation: FYE-kus ee-LASS-tih-kuh
SKU #44590

Good to Grow...indoors:

Description An exciting, darkly dramatic variety of a classic houseplant. Dark, glossy green leaves have a dramatic hint of burgundy. New leaves emerge from the top of the plant in a spike-shape covered with a light-pink sheath for an extra splash of color. 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.
Light Bright Indirect Light
Watering Water when top two inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Prized for foliage
Mature Size Reaches 6 ft. tall or taller, 2 ft. wide. Trim to maintain desired height.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Container, Houseplant
Foliage Color Dark Green
Care 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

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