Plants for Garden, Home and Kitchen. Sustainably sourced, delivered from British growers.

One of the most popular house plants, the Rubber plant, also known as a Ficus elastica, has impressive glossy green leafs, and they are much easier to care for than expected!

It likes bright, indirect light. Ficus Elastica originates from South Asia, so it prefers warm temperatures and humidity. Would be great for your bathroom if it can be next to a window! 

To keep your plant healthy and hydratedbe sure to grab an Eco-Friendly Watering Can and Mister.

Estimated height 35-45cm / pot size 13cm

NOTE: These photos may not match the exact plant, size and state of the plant you receive. The indoor pots from the picture are not included- the plant is coming in a 13cm brown nursery pot.

Origin - Tropical Asia and Pacific regions.

Light - Crotons like bright, indirect light. Sufficient light will promote the vibrant leaf colours. Avoid direct sunlight, which can damage the leaves.

Watering - Water weekly in the summer, keeping the soil evenly moist. During winter, reduce watering (check out our Eco-Friendly Watering Can)

Temperature - Likes warm rooms, temperature no less than 16°C

Feeding - Balanced, water-soluble fertiliser during the growing season

Grooming - Prune the croton back hard at the beginning of the growing season, if it becomes leggy. 

Humidity - Likes hight humidity, mist the leaves regularly (check out our Eco-Friendly Mister)

Potential issues - Can be susceptible to spider mites if the humidity is particularly low. Mist the croton regularly to avoid an infestation.

Toxicity - Toxic to pets and children

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