Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy'
Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy' is a cultivar of the rubber plant (Ficus elastica) known for its attractive, glossy, dark purple-burgundy leaves. The leaves can reach up to 8 inches in length and width. It is a slow-growing plant that can reach up to 8-10 feet in height and width when grown indoors.
To care for your Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy', place it in a well-lit room with bright, indirect sunlight. It prefers temperatures between 60-85°F, and humidity between 50-70%. Water your plant when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch, and be sure not to over-water as this can lead to root rot. Use a well-draining potting mix and ensure proper drainage. Fertilize the plant every 4-6 weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season.
Ficus Elastica 'Burgundy' is considered non-toxic and safe for children and pets. It's important to keep in mind that it is a slow-growing plant, so it will require regular pruning and training to control its size and shape.
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