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The ultimate guide for taking care of a Ficus Elastica

Ficus Elastica

The Ficus Elastica is a tropical plant with larges leaves that have beautiful patterns on it. It's not a great plant for beginners, because it's not very forgiving when you don't give it the care that it needs. However, if you can keep this plant happy, it will be one of the most amazing plants in your house or garden.

To give you the best chance to take care of this plant, we've broken down the caring process into a few different steps. These steps are designed to provide you with the most in-depth information to teach you everything you need to know about caring for your plant.

  1. How to care for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree)
  2. How to make your soil retain more water?

In this ultimate plant care guide for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree), we're going to look at everything you need to know about taking care of your houseplant. Below, I've collected some resources that are relevant for taking care of your Rubber Tree and how to keep it happy and thriving.

1. How to care for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree)

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How to care for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree)

With its large, almost water-colored, leaves, the Ficus Elastica (also know as the Rubber Plant or Tree) is a plant you can't miss. In this plant care guide, we're going to look at how you can keep your Ficus Elastica happy and healthy.

Read "How to care for a Ficus Elastica (Rubber Tree)"

2. How to make your soil retain more water?

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How to make your soil retain more water?

Moisture-loving plants thrive in soil that's moist most of the time. But how do you make sure your soil is moist without attracting pests or overwatering your plant? In this plant care guide, we're going to look at several ways you can improve the water retention of your soil to help your plants thrive.

Read "How to make your soil retain more water?"

The Ficus Elastica at a glance

Ficus Elastica
Water when top soil is dry
Prefers indirect sunlight
Fertilize once per month
Use moisture retaining soil

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