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Plant Info & Care

Pet Friendly No

Mildly toxic to humans, pets, cats and dogs.

Care Level Easy

Super easy to care for and perfect for beginners.

Light Medium

Best in medium light, but can survive in a range of low to high.

Water Low

Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

Humidity Medium

Prefers humidity. Spritz occasionally.

Air Quality Great

This plant is great at keeping the air in your space clean!

Plant Bio

With its shiny dark red leaves, the burgundy rubber tree plant will instantly become the focal point of any room. This tropical plant is super easy to care for, so it's an ideal choice for beginners. This isn't a shrinking violet — it can grow up to 40 feet tall in its native West Africa. Luckily it only reaches around eight feet tall when you keep it as an indoor plant.

Roots

Grown in the USA. Native to native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo.

Fun Facts

Cousin to one of today's most popular houseplant: the Fiddle-leaf fig.

It gets its name (Rubber Plant/Rubber Tree) from the milky white latex it produces.

Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

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Great plants super fast delivery
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Rubber Plant is thriving!
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Great Rubber Plant
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Rubber tree 😍

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Customer Reviews

Based on 14 reviews
86%
(12)
14%
(2)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
L
L.R.
Rubber Tree
C
C.W.
GORGEOUS PLANT
D
D.
Nice Plant
K
K.
Great plants super fast delivery
D
D.B.
Healthy plant
H
H.S.
Rubber Plant is thriving!
P
P.M.
Great Rubber Plant
A
A.D.
Rubber tree 😍