Ficus elastica, known as the 'Rubber Tree' is a beautiful and easy growing plant that can grow in very large trees when planted in the ground and an impressive houseplant in a pot. Rubber Trees are also known for their air purification properties, removing toxins such as formaldehyde from the air. Ficus elastica 'Burgundy' is a beautiful and contemporary looking variety of rubber tree family with deep maroon leaves that style well with a moden space.
Ficus Burgundy is a hardy and low maintenance plant preferring bright light conditions near a window. Prefers a humid environment so spray regularly if surrounded by heated air and wipe leaves free from dust with a damp cloth. During the growing season, water moderately with lukewarm water. Fertilise twice a year with and keep away from frost. As this plant can grow very large, when it has reached your desired height, you can cut the main stem.