Rubber Plant Indoor Ficus Elastica Robusta 17cm Pot

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  • Join the houseplant revolution with this well-loved indoor plant
  • Easy to grow and maintain
  • An ideal beginner's plant
  • Cleans the air in your home
  • Bigger, glossier leaves than ordinary rubber plants
  • Supplied as a 60cm tall plant in a 17cm pot
  • Height after 10 years approx 2.5m
  • SKU...5023206/5023206[8044]

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This iconic rubber plant is making a well-deserved comeback in living rooms across the country! Enjoy a piece of 70's kitsch in your own home with this marvellous indoor plant. For years a staple houseplant, no home was complete without its large, glossy leaves and considerable ornamental growing habit. An easy to grow, tropical plant, Robusta gets its name from its sturdy leaves and is much bigger than the old-fashioned plants that used to grace conservatories and parlours. Recognised as a great plant to clean the air in your home, a NASA study revealed that the Rubber Plant will help remove benzene, giving you a cleaner atmosphere in your home. Supplied as a 60cm tall plant in a 17cm pot, with an expected height of approximately 2.5m height after 10 years. Please note that the decorative pot is not included.

Care Guide
Grow your rubber plant in a sunny position out of direct sunlight - a bright east facing windowsill is ideal. Only water when the top of the compost is dry and allow to dry out between waterings as plants dislike soggy roots. A native of India, the rubber plant likes a bit of humidity, so avoid radiators and you can increase humidity by misting the leaves daily or standing in a gravel tray. Plants are frost tender so keep indoors at all times and keep temperatures above 12C and avoid draughts. Leaves can be cleaned with a wet sponge if necessary, although plants do benefit from a dousing in the rain during the summer. Repot in May or June if the roots are pot-bound. If your plant gets too tall, you can prune out the growing tip and the tree will develop side branches.

This product is offered for sale for home delivery exclusively via our website only. The images represent established plants, the supplied product may be younger. All heights listed are approximate and fully established plant heights may vary. The amount of foliage, buds or bloom on the plant will depend on what part of the season the product is purchased.

About You Garden
Established for over 50 years, our award winning trusted plant supplier are based in South Lincolnshire. Their experienced team take care of a wide variety of both native and continental plants.

Delivery Information
This product benefits from a specialised plant shipment service and is delivered directly from the supplier. All products are packaged with extreme care and transported in specially designed plant containers. Delivery is only available to mainland England and Wales (see delivery exclusion information below) for this product. Please be aware when ordering multiple plants they may be arrive on different dates. This is due to some of the products being dispatched from separate warehouses to ensure the best conditions for delivery.

Delivery exclusions: Regrettably we are unable to deliver to: AB, BT, DD8-11, GY, HS, IM, IV, JE, KA27-28, KW, PA20-80, PH19-50, TR21-25, ZE. Orders received to excluded delivery locations will be automatically cancelled and refunded.

Please note: Plants and trees are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team within 24 hours. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged. Lifestyle photographs are for illustration, 1x product listed supplied only. Please read all packaging and instructions thoroughly before use.

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