Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm - People Plants
Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm - People Plants
Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm - People Plants
Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm - People Plants
Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm - People Plants
Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm - People Plants
Ficus elastica 'Abidjan'

Burgundy Rubber Tree | 85cm

Regular price £65.00
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1 in stock

The Burgundy Rubber is a real statement plant. With large, glossy leaves it is easy to care for making it one of the most stylish and low maintenance houseplants to have at home. The 'Abidjan' stands out by the rich, burgundy underside of its leaves, differentiating it from a normal rubber tree. 

Tolerant of lower light than other fig species and preferring drier soil, this plant is perfect for those who want a leafy, easy-care plant for their home. Place in a bright spot if you want your plant to grow quickly or a shadier area for slower growth.

_ Arrives in a 27cm nursery pot
_ Tolerant of neglect
_ You can prune it to your desired shape
_ Great for beginners or if you want a low maintenance houseplant
_ Beautiful burgundy/bronze leaves

Next Working Day delivery

All plants less than 120cm in height will be sent out with DPD Next Working Day delivery. The cut off for Next Day delivery is 12pm, midday.

Plants less than 60cm in height = £6 next day delivery
XL plants (60-120cm in height) = £12 next day delivery

All orders for XXL plants (greater than 120cm in height) will be sent out by special courier delivery. We will contact you via email to confirm timings.

XXL plants (120cm+) £20 delivery

*** Please note this is currently for mainland U.K only *** 

Collection

If you live locally to us (with a Cornish postcode) during checkout you will have the option to collect your plant from our warehouse or from Open in St Agnes. This is done via your postcode so will only show with a Cornish postcode at checkout.

Giants In The Wild

This plant can grow to become a towering tree in the wild, reaching 60m in height with a trunk that can span 2m.

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Despite its name, this plant is not used to produce rubber. Hevea brasiliensis, is the plant used for commercial rubber production. 

Good for you

The Rubber is one of the very best houseplants to clean the air in your home due to its high transpiration rate which increases the humidity. It's also highly resistant to pests and diseases. Making it low maintenance and good for your health

BURGUNDY RUBBER TREE
Plant bio

The Ficus elastica 'Abidjan' is native to rainforests in India and Indonesia and can grow to enormous heights of over 30m in the wild. 

Its milky white latex sap is toxic to people and pets, so please keep away from inquisitive souls. 

Other common names include: Rubber Tree, Rubber Fig, Indian Rubber Tree

BURGUNDY Rubber Tree
Care Tips

Light: Beginning life in the understory, Rubber plants grow quickest in bright (but not direct) sunlight. However, they can also tolerate shadier spots.

Water: Although native to humid rainforests, this plant does a little better with drier soils at home. Water when the top layer of soil is dry, ensuring thorough drainage so that the roots don't sit in damp soil.

Humidity: Happy without any extra humidity.

Temperature: The Ruby Rubber prefers temperatures between 15-25°C to thrive but will tolerate draughtier, chillier homes.